## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Check each ordered pair by replacing x and y in the system of equations. a. 4($\frac{3}{4}$) + (-3) = 0 0 = 0; True -8($\frac{3}{4}$) - 5(-3) = 9 9 = 9; True b. 4(-2) + 8 = 0 0 = 0; True -8(-2) - 5(8) = 9 -24 = 9; False Only a satisfies both equations.