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anonymous

  • one year ago

Please help! :) Find the slope for the system of equations below. y=3x-4 y=-2x+7 Based on the slopes of the equations, how many solutions does this system have?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    weirdly worded question there is no slope for the system there is however, a slope for \[ y=\color{red}3x-4\]

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    do you know it?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah i didn't get the wording :/

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i get that it's 3 and -2 but i'm not sure what the second question is asking

  5. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    You are correct in saying that the slopes of the equations are 3 and -2. Since the slopes are different, this means that the lines are NOT parallel. Nonparallel lines always cross at one point. This one intersection point is the solution. In short, nonparallel lines have exactly one solution.

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thank you so much! :)

  7. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    you're welcome

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