# Is (2, 1) a solution to this system of equations? x + 3y = 5 3x + 2y = 8

##### 1 Answer

The point **IS** a solution of the system of equations.

#### Explanation:

To see if

Now let's test

Because the points work for both equations, we know that the point **IS** a solution of the system of equations.

For more information on checking if something is a solution to a system of equations, check this khan academy video:

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/systems-of-linear-equations/introduction-to-systems-of-linear-equations/v/testing-a-solution-for-a-system-of-equations

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