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desperado
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the value of the x variable in the solution to the following system of equations? 3x + 2y = 8 2x + 3y = 2 4 –2 x can be any number as there are infinitely many solutions to this system. There is no x value as there is no solution to this system.

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Multiply the first equation by 3, what do you get?

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No? Multiply both sides of the first equation by 3: 3 (3x + 2y) = 3 (8) ^Simplify this

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2How do you get 4 from doing the multiplication?

desperado
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i was guessing the answer

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Perhaps we can solve it together, rather than just guessing it?

desperado
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay we can try but i dont get this at all

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Let see how it goes :) First, multiply both sides of the first equation by 3, we get 3 (3x + 2y) = 3 (8) 9x + 6y = 24 Do you get this part so far?

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Just call that equation (9x + 6y = 24) as (a) Now, we multiply the second equation 2x + 3y = 2 by 2, what do you get?

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2We will calculate it if you want. But in this case, we are going to solve the system of equations by elimination. And the variable we are going to eliminate is y.

desperado
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think i need a bit more of a push

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Hmm.. What do you mean?

desperado
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0towards getting the answer, i dont quite understand as well as i would like to

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Actually, we'll get the answer quite soon... A few more steps to go : What do you get when you multiply the second equation 2x + 3y = 2 by 2?

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Still guessing the answer?

Callisto
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.210 for the answer or is that what you get when you do the multiplication?
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