# How do you find the values of x and y given #[(18, 24)]=[(4x-y, 12y)]#?

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May 10, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Any two matrices are equal only if each element of one matrix is equal to the corresponding element of other matrix.

Hence, here we have

and

The second equation gives us

and hence first equation reduces to

Hence,