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 - Test - Page 339: 7


no solution; empty set

Work Step by Step

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.
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