SAT Math Multiple Choice Question 576: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 576

6.

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

Explanation:

C

Difficulty: Easy

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.

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