# How do you find the value of k so that (-2, 1) satisfies kx+ 6y=k?

Oct 21, 2016

Substitute 2 for x, 1 for y and then solve for k:
$k = 2$

#### Explanation:

Given:

$k x + 6 y = k$

Substitute -2 for x and 1 for y:

$k \left(- 2\right) + 6 \left(1\right) = k$

Solve for k:

$3 k = 6$

$k = 2$