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Verbal

Explain whether a system of two nonlinear equations can have exactly two solutions. What about exactly three? If not, explain why not. If so, give an example of such a system, in graph form, and explain why your choice gives two or three answers.

A nonlinear system could be representative of two circles that overlap and intersect in two locations, hence two solutions. A nonlinear system could be representative of a parabola and a circle, where the vertex of the parabola meets the circle and the branches also intersect the circle, hence three solutions.

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When graphing an inequality, explain why we only need to test one point to determine whether an entire region is the solution?

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When you graph a system of inequalities, will there always be a feasible region? If so, explain why. If not, give an example of a graph of inequalities that does not have a feasible region. Why does it not have a feasible region?

No. There does not need to be a feasible region. Consider a system that is bounded by two parallel lines. One inequality represents the region above the upper line; the other represents the region below the lower line. In this case, no points in the plane are located in both regions; hence there is no feasible region.

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If you graph a revenue and cost function, explain how to determine in what regions there is profit.

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If you perform your break-even analysis and there is more than one solution, explain how you would determine which x -values are profit and which are not.

Choose any number between each solution and plug into C ( x ) and R ( x ) . If C ( x ) < R ( x ) , then there is profit.

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Algebraic

For the following exercises, solve the system of nonlinear equations using substitution.

    x + y = 4 x 2 + y 2 = 9

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          y = x −3 x 2 + y 2 = 9

( 0 , −3 ) , ( 3 , 0 )

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          y = x x 2 + y 2 = 9

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          y = x x 2 + y 2 = 9

( 3 2 2 , 3 2 2 ) , ( 3 2 2 , 3 2 2 )

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          x = 2 x 2 y 2 = 9

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For the following exercises, solve the system of nonlinear equations using elimination.

4 x 2 −9 y 2 = 36 4 x 2 + 9 y 2 = 36

( −3 , 0 ) , ( 3 , 0 )

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x 2 + y 2 = 25 x 2 y 2 = 1

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2 x 2 + 4 y 2 = 4 2 x 2 −4 y 2 = 25 x −10

( 1 4 , 62 8 ) , ( 1 4 , 62 8 )

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y 2 x 2 = 9 3 x 2 + 2 y 2 = 8

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x 2 + y 2 + 1 16 = 2500 y = 2 x 2

( 398 4 , 199 4 ) , ( 398 4 , 199 4 )

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For the following exercises, use any method to solve the system of nonlinear equations.

−2 x 2 + y = −5      6 x y = 9

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x 2 + y = 2   x + y = 2

( 0 , 2 ) , ( 1 , 3 )

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x 2 + y 2 = 1            y = 20 x 2 −1

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x 2 + y 2 = 1            y = x 2

( 1 2 ( 5 −1 ) , 1 2 ( 1 5 ) ) , ( 1 2 ( 5 −1 ) , 1 2 ( 1 5 ) )

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2 x 3 x 2 = y             y = 1 2 x

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9 x 2 + 25 y 2 = 225 ( x −6 ) 2 + y 2 = 1

( 5 , 0 )

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x 4 x 2 = y    x 2 + y = 0

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2 x 3 x 2 = y      x 2 + y = 0

( 0 , 0 )

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For the following exercises, use any method to solve the nonlinear system.

x 2 + y 2 = 9           y = 3 x 2

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x 2 y 2 = 9            x = 3

( 3 , 0 )

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x 2 y 2 = 9            y = 3

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x 2 y 2 = 9      x y = 0

No Solutions Exist

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x 2 + y = 2 −4 x + y = −1

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x 2 + y = 2           2 y = x

No Solutions Exist

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x 2 + y 2 = 25 x 2 y 2 = 36

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x 2 + y 2 = 1          y 2 = x 2

( 2 2 , 2 2 ) , ( 2 2 , 2 2 ) , ( 2 2 , 2 2 ) , ( 2 2 , 2 2 )

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16 x 2 −9 y 2 + 144 = 0                  y 2 + x 2 = 16

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       3 x 2 y 2 = 12 ( x −1 ) 2 + y 2 = 1

( 2 , 0 )

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       3 x 2 y 2 = 12 ( x −1 ) 2 + y 2 = 4

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3 x 2 y 2 = 12     x 2 + y 2 = 16

( 7 , −3 ) , ( 7 , 3 ) , ( 7 , −3 ) , ( 7 , 3 )

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x 2 y 2 6 x 4 y 11 = 0                     x 2 + y 2 = 5

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x 2 + y 2 −6 y = 7            x 2 + y = 1

( 1 2 ( 73 −5 ) , 1 2 ( 7 73 ) ) , ( 1 2 ( 73 −5 ) , 1 2 ( 7 73 ) )

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x 2 + y 2 = 6          x y = 1

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Graphical

For the following exercises, graph the inequality.

For the following exercises, graph the system of inequalities. Label all points of intersection.

x 2 + y < −5 y > 5 x + 10

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x 2 + y 2 < 25 3 x 2 y 2 > 12

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x 2 y 2 > −4 x 2 + y 2 < 12

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x 2 + 3 y 2 > 16 3 x 2 y 2 < 1

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Extensions

For the following exercises, graph the inequality.

y e x y ln ( x ) + 5

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y log ( x ) y e x

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For the following exercises, find the solutions to the nonlinear equations with two variables.

4 x 2 + 1 y 2 = 24 5 x 2 2 y 2 + 4 = 0

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6 x 2 1 y 2 = 8 1 x 2 6 y 2 = 1 8

( −2 70 383 , −2 35 29 ) , ( −2 70 383 , 2 35 29 ) , ( 2 70 383 , −2 35 29 ) , ( 2 70 383 , 2 35 29 )

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x 2 x y + y 2 −2 = 0                 x + 3 y = 4

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x 2 x y −2 y 2 −6 = 0                 x 2 + y 2 = 1

No Solution Exists

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x 2 + 4 x y −2 y 2 −6 = 0                             x = y + 2

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Technology

For the following exercises, solve the system of inequalities. Use a calculator to graph the system to confirm the answer.

x y < 1 y > x

x = 0 , y > 0 and 0 < x < 1 , x < y < 1 x

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Real-world applications

For the following exercises, construct a system of nonlinear equations to describe the given behavior, then solve for the requested solutions.

Two numbers add up to 300. One number is twice the square of the other number. What are the numbers?

12, 288

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The squares of two numbers add to 360. The second number is half the value of the first number squared. What are the numbers?

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A laptop company has discovered their cost and revenue functions for each day: C ( x ) = 3 x 2 −10 x + 200 and R ( x ) = −2 x 2 + 100 x + 50. If they want to make a profit, what is the range of laptops per day that they should produce? Round to the nearest number which would generate profit.

2–20 computers

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A cell phone company has the following cost and revenue functions: C ( x ) = 8 x 2 −600 x + 21,500 and R ( x ) = −3 x 2 + 480 x . What is the range of cell phones they should produce each day so there is profit? Round to the nearest number that generates profit.

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Questions & Answers

can someone help me with some logarithmic and exponential equations.
Jeffrey Reply
sure. what is your question?
ninjadapaul
20/(×-6^2)
Salomon
okay, so you have 6 raised to the power of 2. what is that part of your answer
ninjadapaul
I don't understand what the A with approx sign and the boxed x mean
ninjadapaul
it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
Salomon
I'm not sure why it wrote it the other way
Salomon
I got X =-6
Salomon
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
ninjadapaul
oops. ignore that.
ninjadapaul
so you not have an equal sign anywhere in the original equation?
ninjadapaul
Commplementary angles
Idrissa Reply
hello
Sherica
im all ears I need to learn
Sherica
right! what he said ⤴⤴⤴
Tamia
what is a good calculator for all algebra; would a Casio fx 260 work with all algebra equations? please name the cheapest, thanks.
Kevin Reply
a perfect square v²+2v+_
Dearan Reply
kkk nice
Abdirahman Reply
algebra 2 Inequalities:If equation 2 = 0 it is an open set?
Kim Reply
or infinite solutions?
Kim
The answer is neither. The function, 2 = 0 cannot exist. Hence, the function is undefined.
Al
y=10×
Embra Reply
if |A| not equal to 0 and order of A is n prove that adj (adj A = |A|
Nancy Reply
rolling four fair dice and getting an even number an all four dice
ramon Reply
Kristine 2*2*2=8
Bridget Reply
Differences Between Laspeyres and Paasche Indices
Emedobi Reply
No. 7x -4y is simplified from 4x + (3y + 3x) -7y
Mary Reply
is it 3×y ?
Joan Reply
J, combine like terms 7x-4y
Bridget Reply
im not good at math so would this help me
Rachael Reply
yes
Asali
I'm not good at math so would you help me
Samantha
what is the problem that i will help you to self with?
Asali
Practice Key Terms 4

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