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 3 years ago
Part 1:
If you were solving a system of equations and you came to a statement like 1 = 3, what do you know about the solution(s) to this system?
Part 2:
Solve the following system and show all of your work.
x  2y = 14
x + 3y = 9
 3 years ago
Part 1: If you were solving a system of equations and you came to a statement like 1 = 3, what do you know about the solution(s) to this system? Part 2: Solve the following system and show all of your work. x  2y = 14 x + 3y = 9

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jrodriguez2315
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops.... made a deadly error. so sorry.

Callum29
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Part 1: the solutions don't exist, or equivalently the system is inconsistent. For part two, I would use a matrix method to encode the coefficients and rowreduce it, but because I don't want to write it out in this text format, we will just use elimination: subtract equation two from equation one: \[5y = 5 \Longrightarrow y=1\] Sub y=1 into either equation to get: \[x=12\]
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