posted by lee

A teacher did this problem with us in class but I dontn get it please explain.

2xy + 6
3y + 4x

x = 2
y = 6

answer 3

please explain!

  1. Reiny

    The way you typed it ....
    (2xy + 6)/(3y+4x) , for x=2, y=6
    =(2(2)(6) + 6) / (3(6) + 4(2))
    = (24+6)/(18+8)
    = 30/26
    = 15/13

    So clearly that is not the way the question was phrased.
    PLease retype it, using brackets.

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