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4x+6/y=15,6x-8/y=14 : y is not equal to zero Find p, if y=px-2 [closed]

asked 2014-07-18 14:46:53 -0600

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updated 2014-07-18 20:29:05 -0600

4x+6/y=15,6x-8/y=14 : y is not equal to zero

Find p, if y=px-2

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answered 2014-07-18 15:51:01 -0600

Gregory Bard gravatar image

I tried the following:

var("x y p")

solve( [ 4x + 6/y == 15, 6x - 8/y == 14, y == p*x - 2 ], [p, x, y] )

that produces the response

[[p == (4/3), x == 3, y == 2]]

which appears to be correct.

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