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just_one_last_goodbye

  • one year ago

Solve the system of equations. 2x − 5y = 3 x − 3y = 1

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  1. just_one_last_goodbye
    • one year ago
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    A. (4, 1) B. (5, 2) C. (7, 2) D. (9, 3)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Well we have a system of equations here. Do you know how to do the elimination method?

  3. just_one_last_goodbye
    • one year ago
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    Process of elimination?

  4. Mertsj
    • one year ago
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    1. Multiply the bottom equation by -2 2. Add the result to the first equation. 3. Solve the resulting equation for y

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    well lol i was gonna say that ^

  6. Mertsj
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    4. Substitute that value of y into either equation and find x.

  7. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Solve the system of equations. 2x − 5y = 3 -2 (x − 3y = 1) Distribute the -2 \(\huge\color{red}{-2 (x − 3y = 1)}\)

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1435882242236:dw|

  9. just_one_last_goodbye
    • one year ago
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    -2(-3=y(x) + x)

  10. anonymous
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    http://www.purplemath.com/modules/systlin5.htm this will help you understand elimination method

  11. just_one_last_goodbye
    • one year ago
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    it's A isn't it?

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes. but you do u understand elimination

  13. just_one_last_goodbye
    • one year ago
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    yes sir thank you so much

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    NP!!! ;)

  15. just_one_last_goodbye
    • one year ago
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    oh sorry forgot to give u a medal xD

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