# Precalculus Examples

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Insert the values of and into the equation to find if the ordered pair is a solution.
Rewrite the equation as .
Multiply by to get .
Subtract from to get .
Since , the equation will always be true.
Always true
Since the equation is always true when the values are used, the ordered pair is a solution.
The ordered pair is a solution to the equation.

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