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anonymous
 one year ago
Hello I need help solving these system of equations. Step by step not just the answer. Thank you.
x + 3y = 1
2x + 2y = 6
A(4, 1)
B(2, 1)
C(4, 1)
D(5, 2)
anonymous
 one year ago
Hello I need help solving these system of equations. Step by step not just the answer. Thank you. x + 3y = 1 2x + 2y = 6 A(4, 1) B(2, 1) C(4, 1) D(5, 2)

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So lets say we wanted to eliminate x if we added both of the equations together, hwo would you do that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I knew I needed to eliminate a variable, I'm just not sure how to set up the equations together. 2(3y 1) + 2y=6 ??? @Jhannybean

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you for your time btw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First try multiplying 2 to the entire first equation. 2(x + 3y = 1) 2x + 2y = 6 _____________________________ Now rewrite both equations after expanding the first one.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Jhannybean I am having a difficult time

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay let's start you off. multiplying 2 to each term within the parenthesis, you get: 2x  6y = 2 2x + 2y = 6 ________________ Did you see what i did?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok yes! I know there is more to understand

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I want to know how I solve the other one

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is still don't have a full understanding! @Jhannybean I have to solve more problems like this And I want to be able to do it on my own

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Have you finished solving this one?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, I thought you were explaining the steps on how to solve it. So you got 2x2y= 6 by multiplying 2 to each term. Idk what to do next or even where you got the number 2 :(

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OK after the step i wrote above, you want to ADD the two equations together. 2x  6y = 2 2x + 2y = 6 ___________________ 0x  4y = 8  4y = 8 Divide both sides by 4 to isolate y, and you'll have your answer for the "y" portion

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 4 divided by 4?That equals 1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am so confused @Jhannybean

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes thats correct,t hen what is 8/ 4 ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know the answer or the steps to get the answer. :( @Jhannybean

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, you're almost there!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now that we have y, we can use this value to find x. Let's take the first equation for example. x + 3y = 1 If we use our value, y = 2, we can find x. x + 3(2) = 1 x = 1 +6 x = ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Holy cow the answer is D (5,2) Could you please help me with a similar question. I don't get how you got the negative two :) @Jhannybean

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We got the 2 when we eliminated x to solve for y. Look at the above posts.
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