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mm3591
 one year ago
Use the substitution method to solve the system of equations. Enter your answer as an ordered pair.
y = 2x + 1 y = 6x  1
mm3591
 one year ago
Use the substitution method to solve the system of equations. Enter your answer as an ordered pair. y = 2x + 1 y = 6x  1

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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2y = 2x + 1 6x1 = 2x + 1 ... replace y with 6x1 now solve for x and tell me what you get

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.26x1 = 2x + 1 6x1+1 = 2x + 1+1 ... Add 1 to both sides. 6x = 2x + 2 6x  2x = 2x + 2  2x ... Subtract 2x from both sides. 4x = 2 x = ???

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2x = 2 does NOT make 4x = 2 true

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.24x = 2 4*2 = 2 ... replace x with 2 8 = 2 ... this is false

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2if 4x = 2, then what must x be?

mm3591
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't even know anymore

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2divide both sides by 4

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2now that you know x = 0.5, you can use this to find y

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2by plugging that x value into any equation with x & y in it, then solving for y

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you're welcome
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