Elementary Linear Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1-13311-087-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-13311-087-3

Chapter 1 - Systems of Linear Equations - 1.1 Introduction to Systems of Linear Equations - 1.1 Exercises: 31

Answer

The equations are inconsistent because there is no point of intersection. Both equations form lines that are parallel.
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Work Step by Step

By graphing the equations, we can see that they do not intersect and are therefore inconsistent.
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