Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Mid-Chapter Quiz - Page 115: 21


The equation could be an identity or have no solution.

Work Step by Step

If when solving an equation, the variable disappears, we have two options. Either we end up with a true statement, and then the equation is an identity. Otherwise, if the statement is false, there is no solution.
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