If (x, -4) is a solution to the equation 4x-5y=8, what is the value of x? Question If (x, -4) is a solution to the equation 4x-5y=8, what is the value of x? in progress 0 Math Arianna 1 month 2021-12-26T09:02:06+00:00 2021-12-26T09:02:06+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

## Answers ( )

Answer:x=-3

Step-by-step explanation:4x-5y=8

Substitute the value -4 in for y

4x -5(-4) = 8

4x +20 = 8

Subtract 20 from each side

4x+20-20 = 8-20

4x = -12

Divide each side by 4

4x/4 = -12/4

x = -3