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## 8th grade (Illustrative Mathematics)

### Unit 4: Lesson 10

Lesson 12: Systems of equations- Systems of equations: trolls, tolls (1 of 2)
- Systems of equations: trolls, tolls (2 of 2)
- Systems of equations with graphing
- Systems of equations with graphing
- Systems of equations with graphing: y=7/5x-5 & y=3/5x-1
- Systems of equations with graphing
- Number of solutions to a system of equations graphically

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# Systems of equations with graphing

Walk through examples of solving systems of equations by finding the point of intersection.

We can find the solution to a system of equations by graphing the equations. Let's do this with the following systems of equations:

First, let's graph the first equation start color #e07d10, y, equals, start fraction, 1, divided by, 2, end fraction, x, plus, 3, end color #e07d10. Notice that the equation is already in y-intercept form so we can graph it by starting at the y-intercept of 3, and then going up 1 and to the right 2 from there.

Next, let's graph the second equation start color #0d923f, y, equals, x, plus, 1, end color #0d923f as well.

There is exactly one point where the graphs intersect. This is the solution to the system of equations.

This makes sense because every point on the gold line is a solution to the equation start color #e07d10, y, equals, start fraction, 1, divided by, 2, end fraction, x, plus, 3, end color #e07d10, and every point on the green line is a solution to start color #0d923f, y, equals, x, plus, 1, end color #0d923f. So, the only point that's

**a solution to both equations**is the point of intersection## Checking the solution

So, from graphing the two equations, we found that the ordered pair left parenthesis, 4, comma, 5, right parenthesis is the solution to the system. Let's verify this by plugging x, equals, 4 and y, equals, 5 into each equation.

The first equation:

The second equation:

Nice! left parenthesis, 4, comma, 5, right parenthesis is indeed a solution.

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- When given a Slope-Intercept form equation what you can do to graph is graph the y-intercept "b" which is the number without a variable on the graph first, this means you have to put that point on the vertical line where the "b" is shown. Then you just have to move one on the x-axis (the horizontal) and the amount next to the x up or down (the number next to the x is the "m" better known as the slope). I hope this helps.(1 vote)

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