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Complex eguation

  1. Jun 1, 2013 #1
    hi everyone,
    I just thought of an equation and try to solve it , the equation is 3(y)-4(x)=2(y-2)+3(x+y/3).
    the answers I have had so far of both equations are not the same, can someone help me out,
    I have a questions , what steps under what topic in math can be used to solve the equation
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  3. Jun 1, 2013 #2


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    After a bit of algebra, you have one equation in two unknowns. You can't solve for the unknowns unless you think up another equation.
  4. Jun 1, 2013 #3


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    You need to clarify what you are talking about. You displayed one equation and are asking about two equations.
    Show what you have done - it would us understand what you are trying to do.
  5. Jun 1, 2013 #4


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    All that is needed it simple algebra. What you have written is true for all y and x=4/7.

    Show us what you are doing.
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