# How do you solve –2x – 3y = –17 and x + 4y = 16?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 22, 2018

#### Explanation:

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Now we can graph both of these equations on a graph and see where they overlap.

graph{((3y-17)/-2 - x)(- 4y + 16 - x)=0}

These lines overlap at

To prove this, we can substitute the pronumerlas for their numeric value.