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airrbae
 2 years ago
What is the solution for this system of linear equations? I'm stuck,
y=2x+1
y+7x17
so 2x+1=7x17
??
airrbae
 2 years ago
What is the solution for this system of linear equations? I'm stuck, y=2x+1 y+7x17 so 2x+1=7x17 ??

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satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if the second one is \(y=7x17\) then yes

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1add \(2x\) to both sides add \(17\) to both sides divide both sides by \(9\) will get you \(x\)

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if you want me to check your answer, let me know

airrbae
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so I get 1=9x17 then 9 divided 18 = 2? so x=2?

airrbae
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how would I find y with this one?

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then of course you have to find \(y\) but since you know \(x=2\) that should be easy

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1replace \(x\) by \(2\) in either equation if you want to check to make sure your answer is right, put \(2\) for \(x\) in both and see if you get the same number

airrbae
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is y=15? or y=3? I got a different answer when I pluged 2 into both problems /:

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1should be the same lets check

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[y=2x+1\] \[y=2\times 2+1=4+1=3\]

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[y=7x17\] \[y=7\times 217=1417=3\]

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you should get \(y=3\) for both, i am not exactly sure how you got the 15

airrbae
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay now I see what I did wrong there, hmmm! thank you for showing both, I wouldn't have seen it if you hadn't!
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