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For the sixth question, I got:

Whenever I use the answer I got, it says it's incorrect, but every time I do it I get that answer.

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- September 13th 2007, 04:20 PMThomasLinear Equations
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For the sixth question, I got:

Whenever I use the answer I got, it says it's incorrect, but every time I do it I get that answer. - September 13th 2007, 08:49 PMSoroban
Hello, Thomas!

Quote:

6. Solve the following system.

. .

We have: .

And then: .

. . .

. . .

Therefore: .

- September 14th 2007, 12:45 PMThomas
Thank you for the help!

Is anyone able to help me on the other ones? - September 15th 2007, 02:52 PMThomas
Bump, seems that ISN'T the answer. Anyone have any other suggestions?

- September 15th 2007, 03:32 PMSoroban
I had said:

Quote:

Therefore: .

These answers check out perfectly in the three equations.

If there are objections, they should be directed to the problem itself.

Either there are typos in the original statement

. . or the problem was deliberately created to cause confusion.

If [1] is true, then [3] can__not__be true.

Also, [2] has no solution in real numbers.

The system is inconsistent and has complex roots.

. . There are**no**correct answers.

- September 15th 2007, 03:53 PMThomas
I also agree with your work, I just don't get how we're supposed to answer this question as they are asking for a number (answers are submitted online.) I inputted -3/8 and it said I had the wrong answer.

I've emailed my professor asking about this question.

Thanks for all the help, I'll post back once I have a response from my professor. :)