Reposted - math - Ashley's other question

Posted by Ashley on Thursday, January 18, 2007 at 6:51pm.

px+qy=r 2px-qy=2r find the solution.

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math - bobpursley, Thursday, January 18, 2007 at 7:09pm

There are five unknowns here: p, q, r, x, y

If p, x, q, and y are unknowns, then the equation is not solvable. If p, q, and r are constants, then add the two equations
px+ qy=r
px -qy=r

x= r/p then solve for y, which has to be zero, or q is zero.

As it is, the equation systems cannot be solved.

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