Q. Find values ofaandbsuch that (2, -1) is a solution of the system.

{ax - by = 12

{bx + ay = -1

Please explain how you got to the answer as I don't even have the slightest clue how to do this one. Thank you!

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- Apr 25th 2010, 01:54 PMSasuraiSolution to a Tricky System
Q. Find values of

*a*and*b*such that (2, -1) is a solution of the system.

{ax - by = 12

{bx + ay = -1

Please explain how you got to the answer as I don't even have the slightest clue how to do this one. Thank you! - Apr 25th 2010, 01:59 PMharish21
- Apr 25th 2010, 02:19 PMSasurai
Ah! Got it now. Thank you very much sir. Can't believe it was that simple, haha. May I ask one more question?

- Apr 25th 2010, 02:21 PMharish21