# How do you use substitution to solve #3x - 2y = 2# and # x = 3y - 11#?

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#### Explanation:

Substitution is done by choosing what variable has provided the easiest way to do the process. Since, the second equation

where

Now, find the value of

Checking:

where:

#### Explanation:

You substitute the

(Then you distribute/ multiply 3 by what's inside the parentheses.)

(It may seem like you have your answer, but not yet! Hmm... it seems like there are two "y's", huh?)

(I just did

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I hope that helped you!