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    given that p and q are non zero vectors that are not parralel and that
    3p+(x-2)q=2yp-5q
    find the value of x and y

    thanks in advance
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    (Original post by getoom)
    given that p and q are non zero vectors that are not parralel and that
    3p+(x-2)q=2yp-5q
    find the value of x and y

    thanks in advance
    Equate the coefficients of p and q.
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    (Original post by raheem94)
    Equate the coefficients of p and q.
    i haven't learnt how to do that but ill try

    thanks anyway
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    Vectors... right Which module is this ? whats the topic.
    First thing I would say is find that out and then go onto YouTwit and look for a video.

    Please don't post here expecting people to do your homework for you.

    Might I suggest
    www.examsolutions.co.uk
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    (Original post by getoom)
    i haven't learnt how to do that but ill try

    thanks anyway
     3p+(x-2)q=2yp-5q

    By equating coefficients we get the following
     3 = 2y \ \ and  \ \ x-2 = -5
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    (Original post by Carbon12)
    Vectors... right Which module is this ? whats the topic.
    First thing I would say is find that out and then go onto YouTwit and look for a video.

    Please don't post here expecting people to do your homework for you.

    Might I suggest
    www.examsolutions.co.uk
    igcse mathematics b

    it wasn't homework i have an exam tommorow and looking over past papers today i found this question. how condescending
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    (Original post by raheem94)
     3p+(x-2)q=2yp-5q

    By equating coefficients we get the following
     3 = 2y \ \ and  \ \ x-2 = -5
    so x=-3

    and y=3/2

    thanks again
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    (Original post by getoom)
    so x=-3

    and y=3/2

    thanks again
    :yep:
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    :-( sorry. I thought that you were trying to get people to do your homework. My bad.
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    (Original post by Carbon12)
    :-( sorry. I thought that you were trying to get people to do your homework. My bad.
    s'cool
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    :-) still a good site for GCSE revision. YouTwit.

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