Tahmina
in the equation 6x12y=a and 3x6y=b, a and b are constant. The two equations have many solutions . What is the realtionship between a and b?



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harsimran_hs4
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two equations have many solutions if they are proportional to each other
i.e 6/3 = 12/6 = a/b

muhammad9t5
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find its slopes. if slopes are same then line will be parallel.

Tahmina
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okay wait :)

Tahmina
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yes they have the same slope:)

Tahmina
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does that mean they are equal?

harsimran_hs4
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yes it does mean they are equal

muhammad9t5
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yes mean lines are parallel and equal.

Tahmina
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so a =b?

harsimran_hs4
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no !! a = 2b

Tahmina
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oh yah for got! sorry :)

Tahmina
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thansk for all of your help guys!

harsimran_hs4
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:)