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    point of intersection of 2 lines

    how to find point of intersection of

    3x-2y=4
    x-2y=2

    thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by owen_8578 View Post
    how to find point of intersection of

    3x-2y=4
    x-2y=2

    thanks
    You need to solve the system for (x, y). Have you learned any methods for doing that...like elimination, substitution?

    Let's try elimination. We want to eliminate one of the variables by adding or subtracting the equations. I think we can subtract your two equations and lose the y.

    2x=2
    x=1

    Now substitute x=1 into either equation to find y and you have your intersection (x, y)
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