 Ask Remember Me? bosey Posts: 7, Reputation: 1 New Member #1 Aug 30, 2006, 11:45 AM
Nonlinear Systems of Equation
Nonlinear Systems of Equation:

Problem:

y = x^2
3x = y +2

Any assistance you can give me will greatly appreciated.

Thank you!:) karma Posts: 33, Reputation: 3 Junior Member #2 Aug 30, 2006, 11:57 AM
Try the substitution method... you know what y is in terms of x... try that. CaptainForest Posts: 3,645, Reputation: 393 Ultra Member #3 Aug 30, 2006, 12:44 PM
y = x^2
3x = y +2 or y = 3x  2

x^2 = 3x  2
x^2  3x + 2 = 0
(x  2) (x  1) = 0

Therefore, x = 2 or 1

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