Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 3 Linear Systems and Matrices - 3.2 Solve Linear Systems Algebraically - 3.2 Exercises - Quiz for Lessons 3.1-3.2 - Page 167: 2



Work Step by Step

Recall, if we were to graph the equation, we would find the intersection of the two lines to find the solution. Solving the equation using substitution, we find: $$-\frac{-5-y}{2}+3y=6 \\ y=1$$ Thus: $$x=\frac{-5-1}{2}=-3$$
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