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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

Solve this 15x + 8y = $214

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  1. anonymous
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    To solve this, rewrite the equation in terms of y, that is, get y on a side by itself.

  2. anonymous
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    what

  3. anonymous
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    So if we start with 15x + 8y = 214, let's isolate the 8y. To isolate it, let's subtract 15x from both sides. 15x + 8y = 214 -15x - 15x We get 8y = 214 - 15x

  4. anonymous
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    Do you understand what I did? Whatever we do to one side, we must do to the other.

  5. anonymous
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    x=? y=?

  6. anonymous
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    In this case, all you would be able to find are maximums of x and y. You will not be able to evaluate completely.

  7. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    They are asking for a simplified equation.

  8. anonymous
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    x=10 y=8

  9. anonymous
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    That is only one set of possible solutions. There are an infinite amount of solutions.

  10. amistre64
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    the solution is actually a line on a graph and not a single set of numbers.

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