SLP 3 - Create your system of linear equations then write a...

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TUI UNIVERSITY Dean J. Keveles Module 3 Session Long Project BUS306 Quantitative Reasoning Dr. Jolanta Auden July 20, 2011
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Problem: For this SLP I want you to create a system of linear equations from your own life, it can be an extension of your module 2 SLP or something new entirely. Keep in mind that a system of linear equations will consist of two equations using the same variables and the variables will represent the same thing for both equations, i.e., if you use X as a variable in the first equation and X represents a number of Beers then you need to use X in the second equation and it needs to represent number of Beers in the second equation.
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Unformatted text preview: Create your system of linear equations then write a brief paper describing the system. Is this a consistent system or inconsistent system? Solution: I like eating pizza. I purchased several slices of pizza for the upcoming football season (hurray!!! The Lockout is over!!!). The total amount of pizza (x) that I purchased is 132 slices. Of the 132 slices, there is three times more pepperoni than that of pineapple (y). How many slices of each type of pizza is there. x+y=132 x=3y 3y+y=132 4y=132 y=132/4 y=33 x=99 99+33=132 33 slices of pineapple pizza 99 slices of pepperoni pizza (I like pepperoni)...
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