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Priscilla
 5 years ago
how can i solve 1.5x+y=5
x+y=5
Priscilla
 5 years ago
how can i solve 1.5x+y=5 x+y=5

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I would multiply the entire first equation by (1) so then your two equations would be 1.5xy=5 x+y=5 then you can use the combination method. add em all up: 2.5x=0 x=0 then if x=0 then you can plug it in 0+y=5 y=5 if you want to use the substitution method, you can solve one equation for either x or y, i would choose the second for neatness x+y=5 x x y=5x then plug this new equation into the first one in lue of y 1.5x+x=5 2.5 x=5 divide, x still equals 0 then plug back in x and again you acheive y=5

Oaktree
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0akingnh, she's been gone for 13 minutes now, so you might as well give up on that.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0she might come back! even so, try to help her out for future reference.
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