Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 3 - Introduction to Graphing - Mid-Chapter Review - Mixed Review - Page 202: 5


The given point is not a solution of the given equation.

Work Step by Step

A point is a solution of an equation if its x and y-coordinates satisfy the equation. Substitute the x and y values of the point into the equation to obtain: $y=5-x \\-3=5-(-2) \\-3=5+2 \\-3=7$ Thus, the given point is NOT a solution of the given equation.
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