Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 5:55pm.

3. Which ordered pair is NOT a solution of y= –12x – 3?

A. (-3, 33)

B. (8,-98)<----??

C. (-9, 105)

D. (3, -39)

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 6:15pm
HELP!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!

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**MathMate**, Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 6:46pm
Put the first number (x) of the ordered pair into the equation and check if y evaluates to the second number (y).

For example, for B(8, -98), x=8, y=-98.

Check: y=–12x – 3 = -12(8)-3=-96-3=-99,

so no, B is not the answer.

Try all the other options until you get the right answer.

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**Steve**, Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 10:52am
so, yes, B is the answer to the question asked.

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