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Algebra 2
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Algebra 2

Algebra 2

Book edition Middle English Edition
Author(s) Carter
Pages 804 pages
ISBN 9780079039903

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Short Answer

What is the value of y if 3xy+5=9+yx?

A. 2 B. 4 C. -3 D. localid="1648213664321" -1

The value of y is -3.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1 – Description of step.

As the matrices are equal, the corresponding elements are equal. Write the two linear equations to show this equality.


Step 2 – Description of step.

Substitute y+5 for x into 3x=9+y and simplify.


Step 3 – Description of step.

Divide each side of 2y=-6 by 2 to find the value of y.


Therefore, option C is the correct answer.

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