# Solve the following system of linear equations in two variables by Substitution method. x=-2y-22x+5y=-7

Solve the following system of linear equations in two variables by Substitution method.
$\left\{\begin{array}{l}x=-2y-2\\ 2x+5y=-7\end{array}$

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Ezra Herbert
Consider the following system of linear equations:
x=-2y-2...(1)
2x+5y=-7...(2)
Substitute equation (1) in equation (2):
2(-2y-2)+5y=-7
-4y-4+5y=-7
y=-7+4
y=-3
$x=-2×\left(-3\right)-2$
=6-2
=4
Jeffrey Jordon