## jessica36j 2 years ago Got one more type I have read on and don't understand 2x - 5y = -1 x -3y = -3

1. BrianaNicole19

What are you trying to solve for?

2. jessica36j

Find a solution to each system by the subsitution method.

3. BrianaNicole19

Try solving for y on the first equation and then replace what you found y to equal in the first equation into the second equation.. make sense?

4. jessica36j

I think so I'll try it.... wish me luck

5. BrianaNicole19

Good luck(:

6. whatisthequestion

I might be too late here but the far easier method is to solve for x in the second equation and sub that into the first equation

7. jessica36j

oh ok thank you!!!! Ill try that way too

8. whatisthequestion

yea anytime you are using substitution and you have an equation where one of the variables has a coefficient of 1 then use that equation to solve for that variable that way you will not run into fractions as much.

9. jessica36j

Thank you!!! You have been so helpful!!!!

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