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desperadoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What 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.
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Multiply the first equation by 3, what do you get?
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
No? Multiply both sides of the first equation by 3: 3 (3x + 2y) = 3 (8) ^Simplify this
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
How do you get 4 from doing the multiplication?
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desperadoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i was guessing the answer
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Perhaps we can solve it together, rather than just guessing it?
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desperadoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay we can try but i dont get this at all
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Let 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?
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Just call that equation (9x + 6y = 24) as (a) Now, we multiply the second equation 2x + 3y = 2 by 2, what do you get?
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
We 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.
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desperadoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i think i need a bit more of a push
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Hmm.. What do you mean?
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desperadoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
towards getting the answer, i dont quite understand as well as i would like to
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Actually, 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?
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Still guessing the answer?
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CallistoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
10 for the answer or is that what you get when you do the multiplication?
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