Posted by **Neil** on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 4:52pm.

Determine if the ordered pair is a solution to the system.

-5x - 7y= 4

y= 1/2 x - 1

a. (2,2) b. (2, -2)

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**Henry**, Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 9:53pm
The solution should satisfy both Eqs:

-5x - 7 = 4. (2,2).

-5*2 - 7*2 = -24. Therefore, (2,2) is not a solution.

Test the other point in both Eqs.

You'll find that neither point satisfies

both Eqs.

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