Posted by **Jon** on Sunday, December 16, 2007 at 1:30pm.

Describe the system 6x-2y=10 and 9x-3y=8 as consistent and independent, consistent and dependent, or inconsistent. Explain.

I don't know how to do this one

- Algebra II -
**bobpursley**, Sunday, December 16, 2007 at 2:46pm
Multiply the second equation by 2/3 on each side. I will be happy to critique your thinking on this.

- Algebra II -
**Jon**, Sunday, December 16, 2007 at 2:58pm
the 2nd equation equals the 1st so there are many solutions to the system so its consistent and dependent.

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