Posted by **Christy** on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 2:46pm.

Solve by elimination method

3x - 6y =4

3x - 6y =5

is the answer x=9

and I think it is inconsistant and not consistant

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**Henry**, Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 4:48pm
Christy, I see 2 things wrong:

If you solved these equations,

you would get 0=-1 which is a false

statement. also the slope of each

equation =-A/B=-3/-6=1/2. So the equations have equal slopes and do not

intersect. Therefore,there is no solution.

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**Christy**, Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 4:25am
thank you, yes I was lost.

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