# SOLUTION: 1.You are given two equations that are both true, you are asked to solve for both "x" and "y". You plan to solve these set of equations by sub. part of one equation into the other

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 Question 353715: 1.You are given two equations that are both true, you are asked to solve for both "x" and "y". You plan to solve these set of equations by sub. part of one equation into the other so you end up with an equation that contains only "x's" or only "y's". What is the first thing you need to do in this procedure: 2.You are about to factor a quadratic equation solving some x_'s some x's in a plain number. You see that the sign in from of the "x's" is negative, and the sign in front of the plain number is positive. This tell you that when you find the two brackets of factors, ___________________.Answer by solver91311(17077)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! One question per post. 2. I presume you mean that the coefficient on the first degree term is negative and the coefficient on the constant term is positive. That means when you FOIL the original pair of binomials, the sum of two negative numbers is negative and the product of the two negative numbers is positive, hence your factors are of the form John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it