Posted by mysterychicken on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 4:14pm.
I need help with this one question; can someone please help?
Give any three ordered pairs that are solutions of the equation:
2x  3y= 12
I already have one (9,2)
Thanks!
MC

PreAlgebra  Reiny, Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 4:18pm
pick any even number for y,
say y = 4
then 2x12 = 12
2x = 24
x = 12 > (12,4)
try another one.
You can check if your point is correct by subbing it back in

PreAlgebra  DrBob222, Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 4:18pm
You posted this same type question earlier and were given a response by Rick P that said your two answers were correct and explained what you needed to do to make as many ordered pairs as needed. Just use that same procedure for this one. If you post your solutions someone will be glad to check them.

PreAlgebra  mysterychicken, Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 4:24pm
OK, Thanks to both of you.
I will be sure to post when I get the solution
MC
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