I was wondering if you could doublecheck this question please:

g) and

y = 4 and x = 2

How would I do this?

h) and

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- Oct 12th 2011, 04:18 PMJibblyJabblySimultaneous Equations.
I was wondering if you could doublecheck this question please:

g) and

y = 4 and x = 2

How would I do this?

h) and - Oct 12th 2011, 04:37 PMskeeterRe: Simultaneous Equations.
- Oct 13th 2011, 02:48 AMsbhatnagarRe: Simultaneous Equations.
In case a graph helps...

g) . The red line is and the blue line is .

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-X...s627/graph.png

Clearly solutions are

h) . The red line is and the blue line is .

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-p...ph%2525202.png

Clearly solutions are

The value of y can be calculated just by substituting the value of x or by the graph. - Oct 13th 2011, 01:57 PMHallsofIvyRe: Simultaneous Equations.
Yet another way to do (g): and :

If x and y are not 0, , [tex]1= x[/itex]. And if x= 1, what is y?

That was "if x and y are not 0". It is easy to check that y is 0 if and only if x is and x= y= 0 satifies both equations.