# How do you solve for x and y in the equation #4x+2y=98#?

##### 1 Answer

May 5, 2015

I don't know the formal way of doing this, but here's the way I would do it.

Now you know that

Multiplying both sides by

Now, multiply both sides by

Compare this the original equation

You see that

Alternatively,

By graphing that equation:

You discover that they are infinitely many solutions for this.

Each point

graph{-2x+49 [-50, 50, -50, 75]}