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anonymous
 5 years ago
solve for x and y:
(1/4x(1/2)=1 and
(1/2)x(1/3)y=12
anonymous
 5 years ago
solve for x and y: (1/4x(1/2)=1 and (1/2)x(1/3)y=12

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(1/4)x(1/2)=1 (1/2)x(1/3)y=12

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i hate fractions so i always get rid of them first x  2 = 4 6x  4y = 144 x = 6 6(6)  4y = 144 36  4y = 144 4y = 108 y = 27

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That can't be right, the answer sheet says it is (34,15)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I plugged those into the equation and they worked. I can't figure out how to add the two equations to get that answer. As far as I got was 3x2y=12 6x4y=144 But I can't simplify them any further, because no matter what I multiply them by, the x and y both cancel out.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0your question is wrong then is it (1/4)x(1/2)y=1?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For the first one, yes. There is a second equation too.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I forgot to write the y in my correction, my bad.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x  2y = 4 6x  4y = 144 multiply first by 2 2x + 4y = 8 6x  4y = 144 add them 4x = 136 x = 34 x  2y = 4 34  2y = 4 2y = 30 y = 15 (34, 15)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's still not right...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you just said the answer was 34,15 i'm completely lost as to what you are doing now.... how is my answer wrong?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait, no, you are right. I just looked at it, and when I did my work on paper, I put (12/6)x as 3x instead of 2x, I see what happened. I'm sorry :D
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