Substitution Method
 Solve one of the equations for the variable that has a 1 or 1 as a coefficient so you don’t get fractions.
 Substitute the algebraic expression into the other equation for its variable.
 Solve the equation for the like variable.
 Substitute the value found in step 3 into the algebraic expression to find the value of the other variable.
 When solving the equation in step 3 – if the variable terms cancel out on both sides:
 The answer is IMS, if a true statement remains.
 The answer is NO SOLUTION, if a false statement remains.


