# What is #x# and #y# in this system of equations: #5x+y = -1# and #y=6x+10# ?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 2, 2016

Substitute the second equation into the first equation.

#### Explanation:

The first equation now looks like this:

Next, combine like terms (5x and 6x) to get

Let's solve for

We now have our two answers: