Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 4 - Review Exercises - Page 338: 40


no solution; empty set

Work Step by Step

3x=6y $\frac{3x}{3}$=$\frac{6y}{3}$ x=2y Plug this value for x into the other equation 3x-6y=7 3(2y)-6y=7 6y-6y=7 0$\ne$7 This statement is not true therefore there is no solution and the solution set is empty.
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