Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 6 - Systems of Equations and Inequalities - Concept Byte - Solving Systems Using Tables and Graphs - Page 366: 3


The lines intersect at (2, -4), so this point is the solution of the system.

Work Step by Step

$y= -5x+6$ and $y=-x-2$ $-5x+6 = -x-2$ $-5x+6+5x+2 = -x-2 +5x+2$ $8 = 4x$ $8/4 = 4x/4$ $2=x$ $y=-5x+6$ $y=-5*2+6$ $y=-10+6$ $y=-4$
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