### Home > CAAC > Chapter 7 > Lesson 7.3.3 > Problem 7-107

7-107.

Rearrange the top equation so that it matches the form of the bottom equation.

−*y* − 3*x* = −8

2*y* + 3*x* = 5

Solve the system of equations by eliminating the *x*'s.

*y* = −3

Now substitute the value for *Y* back into one of the original equations to solve for *X*.