algebra

Helpme solve this please i am really stuck

x+3y=8
x=4-3y

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asked by anna
  1. collect the like terms

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    posted by Jdawg
  2. You cannot do that on a system of equations like this

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    posted by Anna
  3. Try manipulating the equations so that all terms are on the left side. You may find that a solution does not exist.

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    posted by Marth
  4. x+3y=8

    x=4-3y

    By substitution, you get:

    (4 - 3y) + 3y = 8

    Since the y-terms cancel out, there is no solution.

    I hope this helps a little more.

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    posted by PsyDAG

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