If  (x – 3, –6) = (2, y – 9), then find the values of  x and y.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Since the ordered pairs are equal, the corresponding elements are equal.

Therefore     x – 3 = 2  and  y – 9 = -6

So, we get

x = 5 and y = 3

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM