Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables - 3.1 Exercises: 13

Answer

It is not a solution.

Work Step by Step

We substitute $x$ by -1 and $y$ by $2$, in order to check if the ordered pair is a solution: First equation: $3(-1)-5(2)=-13\ne -12$ False Second equation: $-1-2=-3\ne 1$ False The ordered pair is not a solution.
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