SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 462: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 462


In the figure above, which of the following points lies within the shaded region?

A. (-1, 1)
B. (1, -2)
C. (4, 3)
D. (5, -4)
E. (7, 0)

Correct Answer: B


B The shaded region lies in the quadrant where x is positive and y is negative. Given this, you can get rid of A, C, and E. If you plot answers B and D, you'll find that (1, –2) is inside the shaded region, while (5, –4) is not.

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