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brookester6
 3 years ago
Use any method to solve the linear system:
y=1/3x+2
2x6y=16
brookester6
 3 years ago
Use any method to solve the linear system: y=1/3x+2 2x6y=16

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brookester6
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm guessing i should use substitution but I'm not sure :/

SmokeysTheName
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in the first equation get the y to the opposite side and the 2 to the other side. so it should be 2=1/3xy

brookester6
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well since y is already solved shouldn't I just plug it in to the second equation???

SmokeysTheName
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh man, lol i was going to do elimination but yeah you're right lol plug it into the 2nd equation

brookester6
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0kk, when I did that and tried to solvee, x=10 over 3 or 10 thirds

SmokeysTheName
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats weird, i went through it and distributed 6 to 1/3 x and 2 and got 2x2x12=16

SmokeysTheName
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the 2x's would cancel so that wouldn't work,

SmokeysTheName
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well lets continue doing it the way i was with elimination because that seems easier... so when we put the y to the other side we will get 1/3xy=2 to get the y's to cancel out we would multiply that equation by 6 to get 2x+6y=2 combine those equations and get 2x+2x+6y6y=14 4x=14 divide 4 from both sides and get x=3.5 understand?

SmokeysTheName
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@brookester6 do you understand it?
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