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9-159.

Verify that the graphs of the equations x2 + y3 = 17 and x4 − 4y2 − 8xy = 17 intersect at (3, 2). Homework Help ✎

Insert the values of the point into the equations.

32 + 23 = 17
34 − 4(22) − 8(3)(2) = 17

Simplify.

9 + 8 = 17

81 − 16 − 48 = 17

17 = 17
17 = 17