## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Plug the ordered pair (-3,2) into the equations to see if it is a solution. x+5y=7 (-3)+5(2)=7 -3+10=7 7=7 3x-4y=1 3(-3)-4(2)=1 -9-8=1 -17$\ne$1 The ordered pair does not work for the second equation therefore it is not a solution.