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**tony123****Member**- Registered: 2007-08-03
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Find a solution to the system of simultaneous equations

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi tony123;

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi tony123,

Here's how I'd tackle this.

so put

This quadratic has two solutions

You can substitute this back in (2) and also make (say) x the subject, and hence get an equation in y.

Bob

*Last edited by bob bundy (2012-01-15 00:42:17)*

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