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suppose that x and y are real numbers. Prove that if x≠0 then if y= 3x^2+2y/x^2+2 then y=3
The equation is stating that if the value of x is not equal to 0, then the value of y can be determined by the expression 3x^2+2y/x^2+2, and this value of y will be equal to 3.
To prove this statement, we can use algebraic manipulation and substitution. We can start by assuming that x≠0 and then substitute the expression 3x^2+2y/x^2+2 for y in the equation y=3. After simplifying, we will see that the equation holds true.
Sure, for instance, let's say x=2. Then, according to the equation, y=3x^2+2y/x^2+2= 3(2)^2+2y/(2)^2+2= 12+2y/6= 12+y/3. To satisfy the equation y=3, we can choose y=3, making the equation hold true.
The statement x≠0 is important because it ensures that we do not divide by 0 in the expression 2y/x^2+2. Division by 0 is undefined and can lead to incorrect solutions. Therefore, this condition ensures that the equation is valid and that y can be determined without any mathematical errors.
This equation can be applied in various scientific fields, such as physics and engineering, where the value of a variable (represented by x) is not allowed to be 0. It can also be used in mathematical proofs and calculations to determine the value of y when x is not equal to 0.