• October 10th 2007, 09:12 PM
afeasfaerw23231233
$4x+9y-12=0$ and
$4x^2+9y^2=36$

any better method to find x and y other than putting $x = (12-9y) / 4$ ?
• October 10th 2007, 09:16 PM
Jhevon
Quote:

Originally Posted by afeasfaerw23231233
$4x+9y-12=0$ and
$4x^2+9y^2=36$

any better method to find x and y other than putting $x = (12-9y) / 4$ ?

nope, it does not seem that way. apparently you can't get away without solving for x or y from the first equation here
• October 10th 2007, 10:55 PM
afeasfaerw23231233
thanks