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 3 years ago
Using the graph, which of these ordered pairs is the best estimate of the solution of the system y = 3x + 2 and y = 1/4 x + 1?
 3 years ago
Using the graph, which of these ordered pairs is the best estimate of the solution of the system y = 3x + 2 and y = 1/4 x + 1?

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alainabbyboo22
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1A. (0.5, 0.5) B. (0.3, 1.1) C. (1.2, 0.8) D. (0.8, 0.5)

dumbcow
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0set the 2 equations equal and solve for x 3x+2 = 1/4x +1

alainabbyboo22
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So basically just put the numbers in for x, and whichever equation equals the same for both, is my answer?

dumbcow
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah you could do that too :)

alainabbyboo22
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I tried plugging in all the numbers for x and none of them equal the same.. or am I doing the wrong thing for this problem? I don't get it.

dumbcow
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Try plugging in x = 0.3 again 3(.3) +2 = ? 1/4(.3) +1 = ?

dumbcow
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there is some rounding error

alainabbyboo22
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13(.3)+2 = 1.7 1/4(.3)+1 = 0.7

alainabbyboo22
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay but my answer choices available are: A. (0.5, 0.5) B. (0.3, 1.1) C. (1.2, 0.8) D. (0.8, 0.5)

hoblos
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you must solve it graphically so you only need to find the point of intersection between the two lines y = 3x + 2 & y = 1/4 x + 1 from the graph then the solution is (0.3, 1.1)

alainabbyboo22
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh!!!!! Well that would've helped me a long time ago. Lol thank you so much hoblos! :) It means a lot! :)
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