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anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the maximum number of possible solutions for the system shown below?
anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the maximum number of possible solutions for the system shown below?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the choices are 1,2,3, and 4

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y^2=36x^2(1) Sub (1) into x^24y^2=64 x^24(36x^2)=64 x^2144+4x^2=64 5x^2=64+144 5x^2=208 x=(+/ sqrt 208/5) and then continue to sub in from here to find the number of solution

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what would the final answer be in that case? @amstro

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i will figure it out afterwards, i just need an answer quickly, please help

mathmate
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hint: dw:1358003669486:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@erin512 Im so sorry! There is no solution as y^2=36(+/ sqrt 208/5)^2> y^2=36(208/5) hence there will be no solution as the eqn is undefined

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no problem! thank you though :) its a multiple choice question and there options are 1,2,3 or 4 solutions, so i'm not sure which it correct :(

mathmate
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@erin512 @amstro Without solving the equations, there is a maximum _possible_ solution of 4, since they are both second degree. The actual solution is zero, still < maximum possible. The question is very vague. I would put parameters a,b,c,d instead of numbers for the purpose of the question, such as x^2ay^2=64...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@mathmate thank you so much :) so do you think 4 would be the correct answer in this case?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you so much :) i really appreciate it
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