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anonymous
 5 years ago
x+4y=6
2x3y=1
solve for x and y
anonymous
 5 years ago
x+4y=6 2x3y=1 solve for x and y

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Multiply the first equation by 2 to get the system: 2x8y=12, 2x3y=1. Add the top equation to the bottom equation to get 11y=11, divide both sides by 11 to get y=1. Substitute y into the top equation to get 2x+4=6, subtract 4 from both sides to get x=2. x=2, y=1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont get something though :/ if 2x+4=6 it would also equal: 2x=64 equals: 2x=2 , which means x=1 please explain how it would equal 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0He is working a different method from what you did earlier so you do like this (addition, subtraction like grade school 2x3y=1 2x8y=12 becomes 11y=11. Solve for y. There are a lot of ways to solve simultaneous equations

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes thank you, but i mean for x i dont know how to solve it

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no, jprahman made a mistake there, I think he meant , when you substitute y in the first equation you get x+4 =6, x= 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The 2x+4=6 was a typo, it should have been x + 4 = 6

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0makes sense lol :P thank you so much
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