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Solve the system of linear equations

sunnygirl37

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4x= -2y + 2
2x + 4y =6

A) (1,1)
B) No solution. The system is inconsistent.
C) (5, -1)
D) (3,5)

I worked the problem with the ordered pairs given and I came up with no solution. Can anyone tell me if I did this correctly?
 

Subhotosh Khan

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sunnygirl37 said:
4x= -2y + 2
2x + 4y =6

A) (1,1)
B) No solution. The system is inconsistent.
C) (5, -1)
D) (3,5)

I worked the problem with the ordered pairs given and I came up with no solution. Can anyone tell me if I did this correctly?

As you have posted the problem - there is a solution.

However I suspect you have typo some where - because the solution I come up with is not listed. Please check your original problem and your post to assure correctness.
 

mmm4444bot

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If the first equation changes to 4x - 2y = 2, then the answer is (A). :cool:
 

sunnygirl37

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I checked to verify that I typed the problem in correctly.

should I try to solve this problem with the elimination method?
 

Subhotosh Khan

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sunnygirl37 said:
I checked to verify that I typed the problem in correctly.

should I try to solve this problem with the elimination method?
All the methods will give you the same answer - and the correct answer is not listed.
 
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