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kelliegirl33
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16x  4y = 5 > (3)6x  4y = 5 9x  6y = 5 >(2)9x  6y = 5  12x  12y = 15 (result of multiplying by 3) 18x + 12y = 10 (result of multiplying by 2) add 6x = 5 x =  5/6 now sub  5/6 in for x into either of the original equations 9x  6y = 5 9(5/6)  6y = 5 45/6  6y = 5 45/6  5 = 6y 45/6  30/6 = 6y 75/6 = 6y (75/6)/6 = y 75/6 x 1/6 = y  75/36 = y  25/13 = y check.. 6x  4y = 5 6(5/6)  4(25/13) = 5 5 + 100/13 = 5  65/13 + 100/13 = 5 35/13 = 5 2 9/13 = 5 (incorrect) False. The system of equations is not consistent. An equation is consistent if it has a solution. If it does not have a solution, it is not consistent.
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