Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 8 - Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving - 8.4 Systems of Equations in Three Variables - 8.4 Exercise Set - Page 538: 40


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Though there are many ways to write inconsistent systems of equations, one of the best ways to do this is to write one equation, but change the constant it is set equal to three times. This will always result in an inconsistent equation, for the same equation cannot equal two different things.
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