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This is an equation of a straight line. A solution for two unknowns requires two (independent) equations; there is only one here.

Every point that is on that line is a solution to the equation. So you can let x be any real number and find a corresponding y. This ordered pair (x,y) will be a solution to the equation as well as a point on the graph of the line.

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Q: 2y equals -4x - 5

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For 4x + 2y = 6The X intercept is 1.5The Y intercept is 3

2y-4x=-12 Add 4x to each side 2y=4x-12 Divide each side by 2 y=2x-6 The y-intercept is (0,-6)

5 - 2y = 3y - 5 10 = 5y So, y = 2.

4x + 3y = 4 x - 2y = -10, so add 2y to both sides gives x=2y-10, replace this into first equation gives: 4(2y-10) + 3y = 4, expand that gives 8y-40+3y=4, add 40 to both sides, this gives: 8y + 3y =44, or 11y = 44 giving you y=4. You have solved for y, now solve for x: 4x + 3y = 4, gives 4x +12 = 4, or 4x=-8 giving x=-2. So x=-2 and y=4. QED.

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4x-2y = 5 -2y = -4x+5 y = 2x-2.5 The slope is 2 and the y intercept is -2.5

4x-2y = 10 -2y = -4x+10 y = 2x-5 which is now in slope-intercept form

2y = 4x + 4y = 2x + 2

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4x+2y = 20 2y = -4x+20 y = -2x+10

4x+2y=24 => 2y=24-4x => y=12-2x and the slope is -2

4x + 2y = 6 (first equation x 2) 4x + 2y = 6 (second equation rearranged) No unique answer exists

4x-2y = 3 -2y = -4x+3 y = 2x-1.5 in slope intercept form

-4x-2y = 3 -2y = 4x+3 y = -2x-1.5 which is the equation of a straight line

8x+2y=4x=-y/4+0.5y=-4x+2

4x-2y = 9 -2y = -4x+9 y = 2x-4.5 in slope intercept form

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