Solving a System of Equations by Substitution - part 1

Solving a System of Equations by Substitution - part 1
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Part of video series Solving Systems of Equations
Taught by YourMathGal
More free YouTube videos by Julie Harland are organized at http://yourmathgal.com
This is part 1 of how to solve a system of equations using the substitution method. The first system solved is 2x - y = -5 and y = x + 4. The second system solved is 3x + y = -14 and 4x + 3y = -22.

  • How do you solve systems of equations using substitution?
  • What is the substitution method for solving systems of equations?
  • How do you solve the system of equations 2x - y = -5 and y = x + 4?
  • How do you know when to use the substitution method?
  • How can you check your solution in a systems of equations problem?
  • How do you solve the system of equations 3x + y = -14 and 4x + 3y = -22?
  • How do you solve a system of equations using substitution when no variable is by itself?
  • How do you solve for two variables with two equations?
This video does a really good job of explaining when to use the substitution method to solve systems of equations, how it works, and what it looks like to actually solve. Each step is shown and explained in detail. This is a must-see for anyone learning how to solve systems of equations using substitution.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on July 20, 2009.
 
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