# Conflict in General Maths HSC paper 2018!?! (1 Viewer)

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so I used some trial and error to answer this question 27b 2018 General Maths
my answer was x = -2 and y = 3
though HSC answer was different, mine works would they accept that

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#### fan96

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$\bg_white 3(3)-(-2) = 9 + 2 = 11 \neq 7$.

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$\bg_white 3(3)-(-2) = 9 + 2 = 11 \neq 7$.
AHA. I think what I did is not apply the -- = + rule for the second one. Thanks