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    simulteanous equations

    [HTML]as i am solving this question ... problem occurs plz help me there...


    3s^2 + 2t^2 = 11 (eq 1)

    3s + 2t = 1 (eq 2)

    from eq 2 we get

    2t=1-3s

    :- t=1-3s/2 (eq 3)

    put equation no 3 into eq no 1

    3s^2 +2(1-3s/2)^2 =11

    plz help solve further

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    Hello, faisalmath!

    \begin{array}{cccc}3x^2 + 2y^2 &=& 11  & [1] \\<br />
3x + 2y &=& 1 & [2] \end{array}

    From [2], we get: . y\:=\:\frac{1-3x}{2} \;\;[3]

    Put [3] into [1]: . 3x^2 +2\left(\frac{1-3x}{2}\right)^2 \:=\:11

    plz help solve further.

    We have: . 3x^2 + 2\left(\frac{1-6x+9x^2}{4}\right) \:=\:11 \quad\Rightarrow\quad 3x^2 + \frac{1-6x+9x^2}{2} \:=\:11


    Multiply by 2: . 6x^2 + 1 - 6x + 9x^2 \:=\:22 \quad\Rightarrow\quad 15x^2 - 6x - 21 \:=\:0


    Factor: . 3(x+1)(5x-7) \:=\:0 \quad\Rightarrow\quad x \:=\:-1,\:\tfrac{5}{7}


    Substitute into [3]: . y \;=\;2,\:-\tfrac{8}{5}


    Answers: . (-1,2),\;\left(\frac{7}{5},\:-\frac{8}{5}\right)

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