SAT Math Multiple Choice Question 576: Answer and Explanation
Which of the following is a solution to the system of inequalities shown in the figure above?
- A. (1, 5)
- B. (2, 6)
- C. (4, 1)
- D. (5, 4)
Correct Answer: C
Category: Heart of Algebra / Inequalities
Strategic Advice: The intersection (overlap) of the two shaded regions is the solution to the system of inequalities.
Getting to the Answer: The point (4, 1) lies within the intersection of the two shaded regions, so it is a solution to the system shown in the figure. None of the other points lie within the intersection.