Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Solving Linear Equations - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 7

Answer

inconsistent; $\emptyset$ or $\left\{\right\}$

Work Step by Step

When solving an equation, if eliminating the variable leads to a false statement such as $2=3$, then the equation is said to be an INCONSISTENT equation. The solution set can be expressed as $\emptyset$ or $\left\{\right\}$
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