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How many solutions does this system have?
y = x + 5
y = –5x – 1
one
none
infinite
two
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How many solutions does this system have? y = x + 5 y = –5x – 1 one none infinite two
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
y = x + 5 5x1 = x + 5 ... plug in y = 5x  1 now solve for x
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tkcena75Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2nd method is..plot the graph of both functions (straight lines ) intersection points will be the solution .. You can solve any qu. of this type by plotting graph. ( clearly two straight lines can intersect only at one point so your ans . is one).
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BillyBobJoeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x + 5 = x  1 +1 +1 x + 6 = x x x (?) 6 = 2 x?
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well it's not x = 3, it should be x = 1 so this suggests that there is only one solution
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