# Which value of x satisfies both -9x + 4y = 8 and -3x − y = 4 given the same value of y?

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A.-1/7

B.-7/9

C.-8/7

D.-9

E.-4/3

A.-1/7

B.-7/9

C.-8/7

D.-9

E.-4/3

##### 1 Answer

Jul 25, 2018

A.

#### Explanation:

Solve the system of linear equations by elimination.

Equation 1:

Equation 2:

Multiply Equation 2 by

Add the two equations.

Divide both sides by

Reduce by dividing the numerator and denominator by