# math

Consider the following system of equations.
y = 2x - 2
y - 2x = 7
What can you conclude about the system of equations?

The system of equations is inconsistent.

The system of equations is dependent.

The system of equations is independent.

none of these

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1. since the slope is the same, they are either parallel or the same line. I expect you can decide which.

If parallel, no solutions, since they do not intersect.

If the same line, there are infinitely many solutions, since any point on one line is also on the other.

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