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4x+2y=5

3x+y=9

what is the answer? its really hard please please please help me out here im so freakin stressed

Jun 2nd, 2015

Please let me know if you need any clarification. I'm always happy to answer your questions.

4x+2y =5

3x+y =9 ---> y =9-3x

substituting the value of y in the first equation, we get

   4x+2(9-3x) =5

    4x+18-6x =5

    -2x+18 =5

      -2x =-13

         x =6.5

so y = 9 - (3*6.5) = -10.5

Please let me know if you have any questions and best me if you are satisfactory.




Jun 2nd, 2015

what does x equal sorry if its to much to ask

Jun 2nd, 2015

what does x equal sorry if its to much to ask

Jun 2nd, 2015

x =6.5


Jun 2nd, 2015

ok thank you :] 

Jun 2nd, 2015

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