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brinazarski
 2 years ago
Can someone help me solve this problem? http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t120/brinazarski2/q_zps64202943.png
brinazarski
 2 years ago
Can someone help me solve this problem? http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t120/brinazarski2/q_zps64202943.png

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Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, we know that d = 2 so fill in the other ordered pairs. You will have 3 equations with 3 variables. Solve for b

brinazarski
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0All I have so far are a+b+c = 2 and b = 2  a  c....

brinazarski
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have the other equations as well

brinazarski
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just don't get how to solve for b. Right now I'm trying to plug in random answers.

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Add the two equations and solve for b

brinazarski
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you get 4 = 0... which makes no sense

brinazarski
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why is the b not negative in the first equation?

brinazarski
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02 then. ugh, i missed the 1^2. THANK YOU!!!!
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