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Veryfying Solutions to Linear Equations

THE ORDERED PAIR (-2,-23/5) IS A SOLUTION TO WHICH LINEAR EQUATION?

4X+5Y= -2

Y=4/5X-3

4X= -5Y+2

OR

NONE OF THESE?

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Well, first of all an ordered pair means a pair whose elements have been put in a pre-determined order. Unless declared otherwise, when dealing with an ordered pair as the solution to a system of equations or an equation, consider the first element to be X and the second one to be Y. That is the case here as well. Ok, now we have to check and ...

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The equation to which a point is a solution is found.

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