Pair of equation is x+2y=2 and 2x+py=5 has no solution. Find the value of p.

Asked by  | 6th Mar, 2008, 12:46: PM

Expert Answer:

the equations x+2y=2 and 2x+py=5 has no solution so we have

a1/a2 = b1/b2

substituting the values we get,

1/2 = 2/p

this implies p= 4.

 

Answered by  | 12th Mar, 2008, 05:00: PM

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