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anonymous
 4 years ago
Are these problems inconsistent?
2x+3y=2
2x3y=6
anonymous
 4 years ago
Are these problems inconsistent? 2x+3y=2 2x3y=6

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not too sure on the difference between consistent and inconsistent equations.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You typed before: Inconsistent  no solution Consistent  a single solution Dependent  infinite number of solution This system has 1 solution. You can find it by elimination or substitution.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Consistent  a single solution Just add them and then subtract them.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the slope is different, then the two lines will intersect and will have one solution. They then form a Consistent and independent system with one solution. If the slope is same, yintercept is same, then the two lines coincide. They then form a Consistent and dependent system with infinite solutions. If the Slope is same but different yintercepts, then the two lines are parallel. They then form an Inconsistent system with no solution. 2x+3y=2 2x3y=6 Putting them in slopeintercept form 2x+3y=2 3y =  2x + 2 2 2 y =   x +  3 3 2x3y=6 3y = 2x + 6 2 6 y =  x +  3 3 2 y =  x  2 3 since both have different slopes, hence they will intersect and have one solution. so they form a consistent pair
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