Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 9 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - 9-8 Systems of Linear and Quadratic Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 586: 34


A linear equations and quadratic equation can't have an indefinite number of equations since that would make the linear equation to be quadratic (or vice versa).

Work Step by Step

By definition, $a\ne0$ for a quadratic equation. (Otherwise, the equation would be linear.)
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