Posted by **babygirl** on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 8:50am.

solve the equation if it an identity (all real numbers) or a contradiction please state

5x+6+6x=10x+6+y

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 10:16am
The eqution reduces to

y = x

Solving an equation means to find the values of the variable that make the equation true

There will be an infinite number of solutions, as long as the x value is equal to the y value

e.g.

x = 67, y = 67 works

x = √37 + 6.5 , y = √37 + 6.5 works

etc

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**ALWAYN DAVIS**, Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 4:31pm
X=5X+6Y

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