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 - Page 72: 97


This is not 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 (0,1.2) into $y=(x-1.2)(-3)$ to find: $1.2=(0-1.2)(-3)$ 1.2=3.6 1.2 does not equal 3.6, so this is not a solution to the equation.
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