## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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 (2,-5) into $-2y=4+3x$ to find: $-2(-5)=4+(3)(2)$ \\\\ $10=10$ 10 does equal 10, so this is a solution to the equation.