Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
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 - Page 50: 8


identity; $(-\infty, +\infty)$

Work Step by Step

When solving an equation, if eliminating the variable leads to a true statement such as $6=6$, then the equation is said to be an IDENTITY equation. The solution set is the set of real numbers, which can be expressed as $(-\infty, +\infty)$.
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