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amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we can equate vertex with vertex then; a=p b=q c=r for starters

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1since b=q, and they give you eqaustions for b and q; then write the equations equal to each other and it should be a simple matter to solve for v

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah but Im not sure how to do that

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what is the equation for b?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what is the equation for q? since b = q then its also true that: (equation for b) = (equation for q)

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1good, and can you finish the setup? ill help you thru it once i see that you can at least set it up

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1good, then (equation for b) = (equation for q) 5v+6 = 8v9

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so then do you subtract 5 from both sides?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1close, there is a v stuck to the 5, so lets subtract 5v from each side for starters

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.15v+6 = 8v9 5v 5v  6 = 3v  9 what do you think another good move would be?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1correct 6 = 3v  9 +9 +9  15 = 3v only one more move left, what do you think we should do?

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0divide 3 on both sides to get v

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1excellent 15/3 = 3v/3 5 = v so now that we know a normal looking value for v, we can use it to find the values of b and q right?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then what is our solution :)

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Like plug 5 into the original problem?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes, and it should work in either equation for b or for q and give us the same value

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it looks like you might have blended the 2 equations into an abomination of desolation :) b = 5v+6 = 5(5)+6 q = 8v9 =8(5)9

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 16 and 31? I feel like thats totally off

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1b = 5v+6 = 5(5)+6 = 25 + 6 = 31 q = 8v9 =8(5)9 = 40  9 = 31 b = q = 31

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OH haha DUH sorry I got it now!
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