Betsy K.

asked • 10/16/12

how do you solve linesr equqtions?

2x+3y=12

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Larry C. answered • 11/15/18

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Or, as Larry C. points out, you can have an infinite set of solutions of the form (x,y), which we represent graphically as the set of all points (x,y) that satisfy the equation. That is, the set of all points on the line "defined" by the equation (which starts to sound a bit circular, though).
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