#### Answer

inconsistent

#### Work Step by Step

Distribute 4 to obtain:
$4y+20 = 21+4y$
Subtract $4y$ on both sides of the equation to obtain:
$20 = 21$
This statement above is false therefore the given equation is inconsistent.

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inconsistent

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