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Revision as of 16:51, 15 June 2013
Problem
For the simultaneous equations
Solution
Try to solve this system of equations using the elimination method.
Something is clearly contradictory so
Alternatively, note that the second equation is a multiple of the first except that the constants don't match up. So, there is no solution.
See Also
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