Saturday

January 31, 2015

January 31, 2015

Posted by **Donnice** on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 5:26pm.

8x + 11y = -50

-32x – 44y = -200

- Math -
**Damon**, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 5:38pmmultiply first equation by 4

+32 x + 44 y = -200

-32 x - 44 y = -200

multiply second equation by -1

+32 x + 44 y = -200

+32 x + 44 y = +200

These are two parallel lines. They never intersect. There is no solution.

- Math -
**Donnice**, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 5:43pmi'm lost

- Math -
**Damon**, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 6:01pmWell, say x + y = 1

and x + y = 2

that is impossible. There is no single point where x+y = two different numbers.

If you graph those two lines, you will see that they are parallel to each other and never cross.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Math - Solve using the elimination method. Show your work. If the system has no ...

math - Solve using the elimination method. Show your work. If the system has no ...

Math - Solve using the elimination method. Show your work. If the system has no ...

math - Solve using the elimination method. Show your work. If the system has no ...

math - Solve using the elimination method. Show your work. If the system has no ...

Math - Solve using the elimination method. Show your work. If the system has no ...

algebra - Solve using the elimination method. Show your work. If the system has ...

algebra - Solve using the elimination method. Show your work. If the system has ...

algebra - Solve using the elimination method. Show your work. If the system has ...

algebra - solve using the elimination method. show your work. if the system has ...