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    Sanity check

    1. If you re-arrange

    a = \frac {3 + b} {2}

    to make b the subject you get

    b = 3 - 2a

    Yes?
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    2. Also, Mulitplying out

    (x + 1)(2x - 3)

    gives

    2x^2 - 3x - 3

    I'm having a slow morning, are these correct?
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    3. Sim Equations

    If you have

    x + y = 4
    3x + 5y = 22

    I make  x = -1 and y = 5

    Is that correct?
    Last edited by ADY; March 28th 2009 at 02:25 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ADY View Post
    1. If you re-arrange

    a = \frac {3 + b} {2}

    to make b the subject you get

    b = 3 - 2a

    Yes? ........ No
    _____________________________________
    2. Also, Mulitplying out

    (x + 1)(2x - 3)

    gives

    2x^2 - 3x - 3 ........ No

    I'm having a slow morning, are these correct?
    ______________________________________
    3. Sim Equations

    If you have

    x + y = 4
    3x + 5y = 22

    I make  x = -1 and y = 5

    Is that correct? ........ Yes
    a = \frac {3 + b} {2}~\implies~2a=3+b~\implies~2a-3=b

    (x + 1)(2x - 3) = 2x^2-3x+2x-3 = 2x^2-x-3
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