Posted by tara lee on .
Solve by substitution method
3x+8y=17
2x+y=14
please show step by step so i can understand better. I keep getting it wrong at the end.

algebra 
PsyDAG,
Subtract 2x from both sides of 2x+y=14.
y = 142x
3x+8y=17
Substitute 142x for y in second equation and solve for x. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for y. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.