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AravindG
 2 years ago
solve for x and y
ax+hy+g=0
hx+by+f=0
AravindG
 2 years ago
solve for x and y ax+hy+g=0 hx+by+f=0

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AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0help @UnkleRhaukus , @saifoo.khan , @cwrw238

kropot72
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ax + hy + g = 0 Dividing both sides by a gives: x + (h/a)y + g/a = 0 .....................(1) hx + by + f = 0 Dividing both sides by h gives: x + (b/h)y + f/h = 0 .....................(2) Subtracting (2) from (1) gives: (h/a)y  (b/h)y + g/a  f/h = 0 y(h/a  b/h) = f/h  g/a y = (f/h  g/a) / (h/a  b/h)

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0should i do the same process again to get x?@kropot72

kropot72
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@AravindG Yes, I recommend that you use the same process to find x. Substitution of the value for y looks to be rather more complicated.

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya tht was what i was also thinking..thanks a lot!!!!!!

eliassaab
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=Solve [a+x+%2B++h+y+%2B+g+%3D%3D+0+%26%26+h+x+%2B+b+y+%2B+f+%3D%3D+0%2C+{x%2C+y}]

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 2 years ago
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