## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

x=2y+4 Plug this value for x into the other equation 2x-4y=3 2(2y+4)-4y=3 4y+8-4y=3 4y-4y+8=3 8$\ne$3 This results in a false statement without variables therefore there is no solution and the solution set is empty.