Posted by **kyle** on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 2:26am.

If the point (a,3) lies on the graph of the equation 5x + y = 8, then a=

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**Barry**, Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 2:48am
Dear Kyle,

Sub (a,3) into the equation 5x + y = 8

5a + 3 = 8

5a = 5

a = 1

Hope it helps!

wishing you the best of luck,

Barry

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