anonymous
  • anonymous
Solve the system for the x-coordinate of the point of intersection. 3x + y = -2 2x - 5y = 4
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anonymous
  • anonymous
So then all that you're looking for is the x-coordinate of the intercept?
anonymous
  • anonymous
3x+y=-2 2x-5y=4 I would multiply the top equation by 5.
anonymous
  • anonymous
3(5)x+(5)y=-2(5) 2x-5y=4

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anonymous
  • anonymous
15x+5y=-10 2x-5y=4 Now you can add the equations together.
anonymous
  • anonymous
17x=-6 and solve for x by dividing by 17 on both sides
anonymous
  • anonymous
It certainly isn't a nice number, but -6/17 seems to be the answer.
anonymous
  • anonymous
i got it thanx alot i love how u explain nice work

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