anonymous
  • anonymous
How do you do Elimination Using Multiplication? An example problem could be like: 2x+5y=3 -x+3y=-7 can you walk me through please?
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Luigi0210
  • Luigi0210
do you mean like solve for x and y?
Hero
  • Hero
1. Multiply the second equation by 2 2. Add both equations together.
anonymous
  • anonymous
But how do you figure out what to multiply it by?

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Luigi0210
  • Luigi0210
find a number that cancels out the other
Luigi0210
  • Luigi0210
leaving just one variable
anonymous
  • anonymous
But how?
Hero
  • Hero
You figure it out by observing which variable is easiest to eliminate. Then you use the rules of algebra to make the co-efficients of the variable the same for both equations. Afterwards, you subtract one equation from the other.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I get everything except im still struggling to understand the concept of how you find the number that cancels it out can u quick tell me step by step how to solve this equation: 7x+15y=32 1x-3y=20
Hero
  • Hero
Thought process: 1. The coefficients of variable x for both equations are 2 and -1. 2. The coefficients of variable y are 5 and 3. 3. It is easier to eliminate variable x because -1 x 2 = -2, the opposite of 2. 4. Which means if I multiply the second equation by 2, I would be able to eliminate the x variable by adding both equations together.
Hero
  • Hero
Do the same thought process for the second problem you are working on.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Could you still take me through the steps on the one i just posted? Sorry...
anonymous
  • anonymous
Nvm
Hero
  • Hero
7x+15y=32 1x-3y=20 1. Ask yourself, "How can I make the coefficents of x the same for both equations?". The answer is to multiply the second equation by 7. Afterwards, to eliminate x, subtract one equation from the other.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Hey i actually did tht one correctly..
Hero
  • Hero
Alternatively, you could ask yourself: "How can I make the coefficents of y the same?". The answer is to multiply the second equation by 5, then add both equations together.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Say whattt
Luigi0210
  • Luigi0210
multiply then add them together
Hero
  • Hero
7x+15y=32 1x-3y=20 Solution 1: Multiply the second equation by 7: 7x + 15y = 32 7x - 21y = 140 Subtract the second equation from the first: 36y = -108 y = -108/36 y = -3 Solution 2: Multiply the second equation by 5: 7x+15y=32 5x- 15y=100 Add both equations together: 12x = 132 x = 132/12 x = 11
anonymous
  • anonymous
So y is -3 and x is 11?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@mintymint Do you actually get how to solve this problems now? Or are you still stuck about what numbers to multiply by and so on?
anonymous
  • anonymous
I think i sorta get it. So do you find the least common denominator and use the numbers you you would multiply by to get the number as the coeffients? Just say yes or no.
Hero
  • Hero
LCD only applies to fractions.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Whats lcd?
Hero
  • Hero
Least Common Denominator
anonymous
  • anonymous
This is confusing.
Luigi0210
  • Luigi0210
all you do is take both problems and solve them for one variable, then plug in that number for the variable to get the remaining variable
Hero
  • Hero
It's so obvious, it's confusing for you @mintymint
anonymous
  • anonymous
:(
anonymous
  • anonymous
Thank you.
Luigi0210
  • Luigi0210
Try it out, if your still confused I could try and help
Hero
  • Hero
@mintymint, please check your messages.
texaschic101
  • texaschic101
wouldn't you multiply the second equation by a - 7 instead of 7 ?
Hero
  • Hero
@texaschic101, my steps speak for itself.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Why would you multiply with negatives, when you can have a higher chance of making mistakes?
texaschic101
  • texaschic101
but your steps won't cancel out the x
anonymous
  • anonymous
YOu could subtract the two equations?
Hero
  • Hero
Read the steps again @texaschic101
texaschic101
  • texaschic101
oh, I didnt subtract, I added......can it be done either way ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yes, but if you make more mistakes when multiplying than subtracting, then don't come back and tell me "you're right."
Hero
  • Hero
It's the same process.
Hero
  • Hero
There are a few reasons why I explain it that way: 1. I am not a big fan of multiplying (or dividing ) by negatives. 2. I consider my method a way of explaining every step more explicitly. 3. I feel it is clearer to understand the process
texaschic101
  • texaschic101
I dont understand how you got 36y in your first solution
texaschic101
  • texaschic101
oh wait, I think I know......-21y - (-15y) never mind I see
texaschic101
  • texaschic101
oh wait....15y - (-21y)...sorry I understand now
Hero
  • Hero
Well, that's good.
texaschic101
  • texaschic101
sorry about the trouble.....you are a patient person
Hero
  • Hero
Patience suggests that I was waiting for something, but I wasn't. The understanding of it was totally up to you.
texaschic101
  • texaschic101
smart too
anonymous
  • anonymous
I think i get it now. Just to be clear, when i grow up, i am not going to be an accountant or doctor. Haha.
Hero
  • Hero
You cannot avoid math. Math is used to create everything.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yeah but if your in like the fashion industry, sure there is math, but it doesnt involve all this crap.
Hero
  • Hero
I met Math. She is a nice person. She just wants you to get to know her. She gets sad every time someone says "I hate Math" or every time someone tries to avoid her. She's a really cool person.
anonymous
  • anonymous
But in all seriousness, yeah math is important, but lets face it. Half of the stuff we learn were not even going to use. It doesnt mean i dont care, it just means its true. Were just two opposite people thats all.
anonymous
  • anonymous
P.s. thanks for the storybut im not 5 lol
Hero
  • Hero
Writing involves the ability to use logic and describe events in sequence, as well as critical thinking. Funny thing is, math requires those same exact things. Writing and Math is not as far off as you think. In fact, many English sentences can be directly translated to mathematical equations.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Well yes, or you can just tell a story.
Hero
  • Hero
But Math also tells a story...just in a different language. In fact, math is considered a universal language. Other languages, are limited.
anonymous
  • anonymous
But it cant solve everything.
Hero
  • Hero
Math is about the closest thing there is to solving everything.
Hero
  • Hero
Math is solely responsible for the advancement of humanity.
Hero
  • Hero
Without math, we're still living in the stone ages.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I wonder how math begun. Isnt it amazing how ipads are built from technically natuaral resources?
Hero
  • Hero
If you had two worlds: One knew math, the other knew writing....which one would advance the fastest?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Well in order to figure out.math you must communicate
Hero
  • Hero
Math begun with the need to keep track of things. Like early humans wanted to make sure that when they gathered things, they could make sure that still had the same amount of stuff tomorrow that they had yesterday.
Hero
  • Hero
Math IS a form of communication.
Hero
  • Hero
It is a language within itself. It uses symbols, visualization, logic, sequence, structure, and form to express itself.
Hero
  • Hero
...and sentences.
anonymous
  • anonymous
But yet a not even a math equation can solve how this universe begun. If not a universe nothing would exist, not even colors
anonymous
  • anonymous
But bycommunicating in words is how onecomes to understand a concept of math
Hero
  • Hero
Actually, math is the best tool we have for figuring out how the universe begun. Tools are being used as we speak to figure it out, and I must admit, they're closer than ever to figuring it out. I just hope they don't destroy the planet trying to.
Hero
  • Hero
You don't always have to communicate in words to communicate. Remember, there are several forms of communication. You can communicate things to someone without saying a word to them.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Then explain to me why we have languages. Why is there not a cure for disease if we are so far advanced. Is there some mathimatical concept we missed?
anonymous
  • anonymous
By disease i mean cancer. I mean my mom a few years back had cancer so i.get it.
Hero
  • Hero
There is a cure for disease, and believe it or not, it is mathematical in nature.
anonymous
  • anonymous
What about cancer, what makes it so different
Hero
  • Hero
First of all, you have to consider the fact that we ourselves are biological computers with automated biological processes. There are two such automated biological processes that occur in humans of which we are duly familiar: heart beat and thought. Of course these are only two things most familiar to every one, the operations of which are similar in nature to electro-mechanical devices such as generators and water pumps. As far as cancer is concerned, it is simply the malfunction of cells. Cells need nutrients just like we do and when we don't provide them with nutrients and proper cleansing, they die. Those are the two things required for cellular function: 1. Nutrients 2. Cleansing The reason why people get cancer (or die) is because they neglect one or both of these things.
Hero
  • Hero
For nutrients, it has been discovered that the main source of cellular nutrition are what is known as "cellular salts". These cellular salts provides the basic nutrients needed for healthy cellular metabolism. For cleansing, it basically comes down to oxygen. Cells need oxygen to "breathe" just like we do. When blockages occur in the body due to toxic build-up, these toxins can block the flow of oxygen to certain parts of the body or certain organs which can over time result in the cellular malfunction we call cancer. Cancer manifests itself in many different forms, but the cause is essentially the same.
Hero
  • Hero
The entire body both micro and macro processes consists of mostly automated processes controlled by the brain. This is why we can consider ourselves biological computers. Our body conducts seemingly automated processes with nutrients such as foods, vitamins, and minerals being the source of energy.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Or, maybe all parts of our body are branches of living things. We are just the main control.
Hero
  • Hero
We are the whole organism, a collection of biological entities working synergistically and dependently to help the whole work. I think you should research cellular salts. You could learn a lot.
texaschic101
  • texaschic101
wow.......this is deep !!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
Its also hard for cancer to be cured i suppose because all of our genetics are made up uniqly. This may explain why people that have smoked sometimes dont get cancer or have not as opposed to those who dont but still get it.
Hero
  • Hero
Cell Salt deficiency is one of the main causes of most diseases in humans. In many cases, call salt deficiency creates an environment that allows disease to proliferate.
Hero
  • Hero
Cellular Salts are important because they both provide cells with nutrients and help to cleanse the body at the cellular level. There are 12 different cellular salts that correspond with 12 different regions of the body and each are responsible for cleansing and providing nutrients to the cells in their respective regions.
anonymous
  • anonymous
It kind of reminds me of if you leave perishable foods out for too long, they attract mold. Kind of the same concept, except a bit different.
Hero
  • Hero
I leave perishable foods out all the time, particularly fruits and vegetables. However, the difference is I wrap them with suran wrap to protect them from oxidation.
Hero
  • Hero
Very tightly
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ps how old are you you could be a doctor
Hero
  • Hero
I don't go around openly professing my age.
texaschic101
  • texaschic101
doctor or biologist ...told you hero was smart
Hero
  • Hero
As far as I'm concerned, I'm ageless
anonymous
  • anonymous
So im just takin a shot in the darke but maybe the reason youre also likely to get sick or something if you constantly eat bad things is because if its natural like fruits those are easy for your body to process but if its artificial its takes longer for your body to identify it so the air you intake has an effect on it. Probably wrong but hey atleast im creative!
anonymous
  • anonymous
And i assume youre an adultof some sort maybe? Well im 14.
Hero
  • Hero
Also, another thing about the suggestion that humans are biological computers. When programmers program computers, they write instructions in the form of code for the computer program to execute. Then the computer executes or interprets and performs whatever it is instructed to do. When we as humans eat food, the food has its own form of instructions or code embedded within it. Of course the code is vitamins, nutrients, minerals, acids, salts, etc. The brain takes all of the "code" from the food and disseminates (interpreting) it to the appropriate areas of the body which in turn processes it for its respective purpose, which is essentially providing nutrients for proper function. However, just like a computer can contract a virus, we as humans can also contract a virus. A virus is like "bad code" that can destroy a computer program. Bad food or toxins is like bad code. It contains things in it that can destroy us. And just like there are many kinds of computer viruses, there are many kinds of viruses the human body can contract in many different forms and of course not just limited to food.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Were part of the matrix. Ha, no.
anonymous
  • anonymous
We can also sleep and turn on like compiters and need to "recharge" like computers.
Hero
  • Hero
Over time, what happens is a transformation occurs. The more toxic build-up leads to a tipping point. The tipping point occurs when the body no longer has the resources to rid the body of toxins. It occurs when the rate of toxins coming in exceeds the rate of elimination. It varies from human to human, but some humans rate of elimination is much lower than others, but of course this also is directly related to cellular salt reserves in the body.
Hero
  • Hero
Yes @mintymint, now you're getting it
anonymous
  • anonymous
Cant get it when you already knew it! Haha but this doesnt mean there cant be a cure for cancer. If my computer had cancer what would i do?
anonymous
  • anonymous
In order to figure out a medicine formula i would first ask myself what organs are around the surrounding area and determine what nutrients those parts of ur body need
Hero
  • Hero
Cancer is mutation of healthy cells. The equivalent of that for computers would be either the hardware oxidizing or burning up or the computer program code becoming corrupted to the point where it no longer can perform or execute the instructions it was originally designed to execute. If your computer gets cancer, there's nothing you can do except buy a new one. However, for us biological computers (being way more advanced) we actually have the means to repair ourselves and there are several pathways that can be taken in this regard.
anonymous
  • anonymous
If there is several how come we dont have the knowledge to figure it out?
anonymous
  • anonymous
The problem is, sure radiation and chemo help target the cancerbut then it will most likely make the rest of your body weaker or more seseptible to things over time.
Hero
  • Hero
Because knowledge = understanding = experience = awareness. If your understanding of something doesn't come by way of experience, then you won't know or understand that something the way you need to in order to benefit from it. If you don't have the experience of it, then you won't be aware of it. If you are not aware of it, then you won't have any knowledge of it.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yes but the people trying to figure it out is doctors
anonymous
  • anonymous
Whom of which should be knowlegable
Hero
  • Hero
Take football for example. The people who know football the most are, well, NFL players. Now why do they know football better than others? Because they had the experience of playing it, and at the highest level, thus they developed over time an understanding of the game. By playing football so much, they became aware of all the aspects of playing that game. Without playing the game, you won't have as much insight as a football player regarding the game. They'll always know something about it that you don't.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I have to go but will read thisand ya but then how come doctors cant?
Hero
  • Hero
Doctors have a very limited understanding of the human body, mainly because of how they approach understanding the human body. They study the body from a very limited, compartmentalized point of view. Many doctors only specialize in certain areas of the body. For example, cardiologist only studies the heart, but has limited knowledge of how the rest of the body works.
Hero
  • Hero
In order to know the body, you must understand it from a more holistic point of view.

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