# How do you solve the system of equations by graphing and then classify the system as consistent or inconsistent #y = -3x - 7# and #-8x + 2y = 1#?

##### 1 Answer

The solution is

#### Explanation:

**Equation 1:** y=-3x-7#

**Equation 2:** -8x+2y=1#

Equation 1 is already solved for

Expand.

Add

Simplify.

Divide both sides by

Substitute

Expand.

Multiply

Simplilfy.

Simplify.

The solution is

graph{(y+3x+7)(-8x+2y-1)=0 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}