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MAT 116 week 2 concept check

# MAT 116 week 2 concept check - You know an equation has no...

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o How do you know when an equation has infinitely many solutions? An equation has infinitely many solutions when it equal to the same solution. Some examples would be 2=2 X=X 2+1=2+1 These equations have infinite solutions because they have what is called obvious identity, which makes them true and infinite. o How do you know when an equation has no solution?
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Unformatted text preview: You know an equation has no solution when there is no possible value for the variable. When this happens the equation can never be true therefore it has no solution. Some examples are: X=Y 1=2 4+1=3+1 There is no solution because if you take a number and add it to X it will never be the same as if you take a number and add it to Y....
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