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Simultaneous Equations 1. Solve the following simultaneous equations. y2 = 2x + 3, 2x + 3y = 1. 2. Solve the following simultaneous equations. 2y = 3x – 2, xy = 4. 3.

Solve the following simultaneous equations. y – 2x = 6xy + 2x + 3y = 1. 4. Find the coordinates of the points of intersection of the line 2x + 4y = 9 with the curve y2 + xy + 2x2 – 9 = 0. 5. The straight line 2x + y = 3 meets the curve 4x2 + 9y2 = 25 at the points A and B. (a) Calculate the midpoint of AB. (b) Find the exact value of the length of AB. 6. Find the dimensions of a rectangle in which the square of the length of its diagonal is 60 m2 and its perimeter is 17 m. Give your answer correct to 2 decimal places. 7. Use the inverse matrix method to solve the following simultaneous equations. 2y – 5x + 35 = 0, 4x – 3y – 42 = 0. 8. For each of the following pairs of simultaneous equations, determine whether the equations have a unique solution. Find the unique solution if it exists. (a) 2y – x + 3 = 0, 2x – 4y – 6 = 0. (b) 2y – 3x + 7 = 0, 2x – 4y – 6 = 0. (c) 2x – y – 7 = 0, 2x – y + 5 = 0. 9. For each of the following pairs of simultaneous equations, find the coefficient matrix and determine whether the equations have a unique solution. Find the unique solution if it exists.

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–9x + 3y + 21 = 0. 2x + y = 1. Find the coordinates of A and B. 7x + 3y – 6 = 0. 13. x – 3y + 3x + 12y – 7 = 0. 16. find the cost of a cup of coffee and a glass of soft drink respectively. The line y = 3x – 2 intersects the curve 4xy + 5 = 8y at points A and B. (c) 3x – y – 7 = 0. If two glasses of the soft drink cost 60 cents less than three cups of the coffee. Write down the inverse of the matrix   and use the answer to solve the following − 1 2  simultaneous equations. and (b) the solution to x – y = 1 and 2y – x = k. 2y = x + 4. 3x – 2y = 1. using the inverse matrix method.70. Given that     =   . 2 2 15. 2 1 1  3 11. find 1 1 k  2 (a) the value of k. (b) 4x – 5y + 7 = 0.(a) 4x + y – 3 = 0. A cup of coffee and a glass of soft drink cost $2. where k is a constant. 8x – 10y – 6 = 0. (a) ¼x + 1/5y = 2. Solve the simultaneous equations. The line 2x + 5y + 6 = 0 intersects the curve 10xy = 8 at points P and Q. Page 2 of 3 . a = b + 1. Find the distance of PQ. (b) 2a + 3b – 5 = 0.  3 − 2 12. 4y – 2x = 1. 10. Use the inverse matrix method to solve the following pairs of simultaneous equations. 14.

2x + y = 5.17. x + 2y = 2. 18. Use the matrix method to solve the following simultaneous equations. Use the matrix method to solve the following simultaneous equations. y = –x. x – 3y + 8 = 0. ~End~ Please check your workings carefully! Page 3 of 3 .