Posted by lisa on Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 6:25pm.
I am supposed to figure out if these are consistent or inconsistant ,but I am arriving at only one point for my answer, telling me this is constant but dependent am I doing something horribly wrong?
8x9y=63
9y8x=63

math  drwls, Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 6:58pm
One equation can be derived from the other, by multiplying both sides by 1 and rearranging. They are consistent equations, and there is no unique solution. It is the same as having only one equation for two variables.

math  lisa, Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 7:02pm
I think they are independent am I right?And would my answer be no solution or a point, my worksheet specifies for no solution, a point, and many solutions...I marked a point.

math  drwls, Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 7:04pm
They are not independent. There are many (actually, infinite) solutions
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