A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
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

This Question is Closed

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!!!!
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.