# How do you solve this system of equations: #-\frac { 3} { 5} x + \frac { 1} { 2} y = - 2 and - x + y = - 3#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 26, 2017

#### Explanation:

We’ll use elimination for this one to cancel out the

We’ll multiply the first equation by

Now we can add this equation to the other equation to solve for

Now we can plug the value of

Having solved for both variables, we can check our work by plugging those values into one of the equations:

So the answer is right.