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sloppycanada
 one year ago
Solve 2x – 5y = 1 by the elimination method.
3x – 4y = 2
x = .66
y = 1
sloppycanada
 one year ago
Solve 2x – 5y = 1 by the elimination method. 3x – 4y = 2 x = .66 y = 1

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sepeario
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you want me to verify your answers?

sepeario
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because unfortunate you are wrong.

sloppycanada
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was afraid of that...

sepeario
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i shall show you by your chosen method of elimination.

sepeario
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0say we have equation 1 (the first) and the second equation equation 2. let's multiply eq 1 by 3 so we have 6x15y=3 and eq 2 by 2 so we have 6x8y=2

sepeario
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you get if you subtract the two newly formed equations?

sepeario
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops the second new equation is 6x8y=4

sepeario
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just check your working, you need to remember that subtracting a negative equals an addition instead.

sepeario
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now substitute that value to find x.
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