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Given the system of equations, what is the value of the system determinant?
x + y = 8
x  y = 10
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 one year ago
Given the system of equations, what is the value of the system determinant? x + y = 8 x  y = 10
 one year ago
 one year ago

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fewscrewsmissingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
To find the determinant of a 2x2 matrix: \[A = \left[\begin{matrix}a & b \\ c & d\end{matrix}\right]\\ A=det(A)=adcb\]
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fewscrewsmissingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'd actually forgotten how to do this since it's been so long, and it literally took a 2 second Google search ;)
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jedai17Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
a and c is the value of x and b and d is the value of y
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jedai17Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then find the determinant according to the formula given by @fewscrewsmissing
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