College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 118: 11


An equation that is not true for even one real number is called a/an $\textbf{inconsistent}$ equation.

Work Step by Step

The word that goes into the blank space is $\textbf{inconsistent}$. Inconsistent equations are equations that are not true for even one real number and their solution is the empty set $\varnothing$
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