hi,

my answer isnt jiving...is it possible the issue is negative sign?

the equation is: 3x-4y=8

then i take 0 for x and 2 for y

what i did was : 3(0)-4(2) =8 0-8=8 is false...unless when i multiply -4(2) because its part of an equation when the 2 comes out of the parentheses its a positive?

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It doesn't jive because it's not a solution for that equation. -4 * 2 is indeed -8. Positive times negative equals negative. (It's not about the 2 specifically - it's just about one positive and one negative = negative.)

You did nothing wrong.

x = 0 is the y intercept. If you plug in just the 0 for x, and solve, you'll find that y = -2.

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