Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Chapter Review: 95

Answer

Yes, it is a solution to the equation.

Work Step by Step

In order to see if something is a solution to an equation, we plug in the (x,y) point to see if the equality is correct. Thus, we plug (1,8) into y=3x+5 to find: 8=3(1)+5 8=8 8 does equal 8, so this is a solution to the equation.
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