Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition - Exercise Set: 24

Answer

no solution

Work Step by Step

9x - 3y = 12 first equation 12x - 4y = 18 second equation multiply by -4 first equation and by 3 second equation -36x + 12y = -48 36x -12y = 54 ____________ 0 = 6 add the equations to eliminate x no solution
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