Q. 163.5( 2 Votes )

The runs scored by two batsmen in a cricket match are 164. Write a linear equation in two variables x and y. Also write a solution of this equation.

Answer :

Let the runs scored by the first batsman be x


And,


Let the runs scored by the second batsman be y


The total runs scored are 164 which will be the sum of runs scored by both the batsmen, i.e.,


x + y = 164


Let x = 100 then, x + y = 164


100 + y = 164


y = 164 – 100


y = 64


Therefore, (100, 64) is a solution of x + y = 164


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