Posted by **Sandi** on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 10:43pm.

I have been solving system of equations graphically and using addition and subtraction and now I'm being asked: Give any linear system of two equation that has a solution of (3,5). Does it have to be in y=mx+b form and if so how do I do it? I've been trying to find an example on net but all sites I've come across shows how to find the solution(order pairs) from system of equation and not how to write the equations when given only one ordered pair. Any help would be great thanks.

- math 20 system of equations -
**MathMate**, Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 11:02am
Hint:

Do you know how to find the equation of a straight line L1 passing through a given point (x0,y0)=(3,5) with a given slope m1 = 1.0 ?

Can you do the same for a line L2 with a slope m2=0.5?

Now solve the system of equations L1 and L2 and see what you get.

Try other values of m1 and m2 to generalize your findings.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - So I've been working on solving this system by addition/subtraction and I...
- Algebra - Explain the difference between solving a linear equation graphically ...
- Math - I am stuck on trying to figure out how to do this question. Could someone...
- Algebra - Suppose a linear system of equations has 2012 equations and 2013 ...
- math - 1. Select any two integers between -12 and +12 which will become ...
- Math - system of equations - write two other equations that have the same ...
- math - two systems of equations are giving below for each system choosethe best ...
- math help pls pls - Two systems of equations are shown below: System A 6x + y...
- Math 116 - Consider the following system of equations. y=2x-2 y-2x=9 What can ...
- math - How do you solve system of equations and tell if they're consistant and ...

More Related Questions