## Quantitative Reasoning Example Problem #6

March 8, 2013 *in Example Problems, Quantitative *

If y=3x + 2 and y = -4 – 6x, what is the value of y? The first step to answering this question is to recognize these equations are equal; both equations equal y, therefore each equation equals the other: 3x + 2 = -4 – 6x 3x = (-4) – 6x – 2 3x + 6x = -4 -2 9x = -6 x = -(6/9) x = – (2/3) Now that we have solved […]