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Precalculus Mathematics for Calculus
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Precalculus Mathematics for Calculus

Precalculus Mathematics for Calculus

Book edition 7th Edition
Author(s) James Stewart, Lothar Redlin, Saleem Watson
Pages 948 pages
ISBN 9781337067508

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Short Answer

Solve the system, or show that it has no solution. If the system has infinitely many solutions,

express them in the ordered-pair form given in Example 6.


Hence, the solution of the system of equations 13x14y=28x+6y=10 has no solution hence inconsistent.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1. Given information.

Given a system of equations 13x14y=28x+6y=10

substitution method.

Step 2. Write down the concept.

Given equation,

13x-14y=2 …….(1)

-8x+6y=10 …….(2)

We are solving equation (1) for x,

x=32+14y ……..(3)

Step 3. Determining the angle

We are substituting equation (3) in equation (2),


Since, this is false so the system is inconsistent, i.e. no solution.

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