# How do solve the following linear system?: # x-3y=-2 , 3x-y=7 #?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 31, 2018

x= 23/8

y=13/8

#### Explanation:

We can just make one of the linear equations in terms of the x and y and then substiute it into the other equation.

If we rearrange for x we get

Then we can substitute this into

Substitute this into equation one to figure out x