Algebra 2
posted by Peter .
Is this system of equations inconsistent? Is it dependent?
x = 3y + 4
6y = 2x  6

Add six to both sides of the first equation.
2x = 6y + 6
x = 3y + 4
Multiply second equation by two.
2x = 6y + 8
If you subtract the revised second equation from the first, what does it give you?