Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables - 3.1 Exercises: 55

Answer

The system is inconsistent. The solution set is empty.

Work Step by Step

If we multiply the second equation by $-5$, then we add the two equations, we can eliminate the $y$ from the system: $5x-5y=3$ $-5x+5y=12\times(-5)$ $0+0=-57$ The system is inconsistent. The solution set is empty.
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