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    Determine the coordinates of the point

    Show that the line <br />
5x+3y+ \lambda x <br />
= <br />
2 \lambda y -6<br />
always passes from a fixed point . Determine the coordinate of the point.
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    The equation can be written as

    \lambda(x-2y)+5x+3y+6=0

    Then \left\{\begin{array}{ll}x-2y=0\\5x+3y=-6\end{array}\right.

    Now solve the system.
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