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anonymous
 5 years ago
xy=5
can anyone solve this? or explain how to solve this problem?
anonymous
 5 years ago
xy=5 can anyone solve this? or explain how to solve this problem?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I believe you need to solve for y to then continue to solve for x

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no...thats not right...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you have an equation with 2 unknown variables, you need 2 different equations to solve it...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the equation you gave is for a graph...there are a lot of possible questions that can come from graphs...such as what is the x or y intercept

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im only solving for y

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right, so to solve for y, that means you want to get y alone on one side of the equation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I guess you could say that y=x5, but past that you can't do anything without another equation.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y=x5...this means that the y intercept on a graph is 5 and the x intercept is 5...the slope is 1...etc

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right so the basic rule of algebra is, you can do the same operations to both sides o the equation and know that it still holds  this means you can add anything to both sides, subtract, divide, or multiple both sides by the same thing and it's still true

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so get y alone, you could try adding "y" o both sides

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes and subtracting 5 from both sides as well

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 1. x  y = 5 2. x  y + y = 5 + y 3. x = 5 + y 4. and no subtract y from both sides 5. x  5 = 5 + y 5 6. x  5 = y 7. y = x 5

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok I think I got it now...thanks so much

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and your subtracting 5..not y :p
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