Find the point of intersection of the lines with the given equations.

5x + 2y = -11 and 4x + 3y = -6

5x + 2y = -11 and 4x + 3y = -6

To find the point of intersection of the two lines, solve the two equations

simultaneously for x and y, by either using the addition or substitution method.

Using the addition method:

5x + 2y = -11 -----> -15x - 6y = 33 {multiplied top equation by -3}

4x + 3y = -6 --------> 8x + 6y = -12 {multiplied bottom equation by 2}

-7x = 21 {added the two new equations together}

x = -3 {divided both sides by -7}

5x + 2y = -11 {top equation}

5(-3) + 2y = -11 {substituted -3, in for x, into top equation}

-15 + 2y = -11 {multiplied 5 by -3}

2y = 4 {added 15 to both sides}

y = 2 {divided both sides by 2}

x = -3 and y = 2

**(-3,2) is the point of intersection**

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