Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 8 - Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems - 8.1 - Cartesian Coordinate System - Problem Set 8.1 - Page 336: 52


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In the second quadrant, the x value is negative, and the y value is positive. However, a negative number can never equal a positive number, so it is not possible for x to equal y in the second quadrant.
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