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anonymous
 one year ago
Two equations are given below:
a − 3b = 4
a = b − 2
What is the solution to the set of equations in the form (a, b)?
(−2, −2)
(−3, −1)
(−9, −7)
(−5, −3)
anonymous
 one year ago
Two equations are given below: a − 3b = 4 a = b − 2 What is the solution to the set of equations in the form (a, b)? (−2, −2) (−3, −1) (−9, −7) (−5, −3)

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know substitution method?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you already have a= b2 Substitute that for a

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a 3b = 4 > b  2 3b = 4

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02b  2 = 4 2b = 6 b = 3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Substitute b in any of your 2 original equations

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No it isn't b. Remember it is in the form of (a, b)> (a, 3)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Answer is D i believe

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0THANKS! @claringleek

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a − 3b = 4 a = b − 2 We are going to have to substitute 3 for b. Let's choose the second equation because it is shorter. a = 3  2, which means a = 5 So, ( 5, 3) is your answer which is D
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