**Solving a System of Equations by Substitution**

**Don't cry! A system of equations is as easy as a single equation.****A System of equations is a set that contains more than one equation with the same variables. In this lesson we will only be working with systems of 2 equations and 2 unknowns(variables). After you have mastered working with 2 equations we will get into solving a system with three equations and three unknowns.You could solve a system of 2 equations using three methods:1. Substitution2. Elimination (a.k.a Addition)3. Graphing**

**But what does it mean to solve a system of equations?**It means find the value of your variables that will make both given equations true. The following example will show you how to solve a system using substitution and then check your answer to make sure you got it right.