Week 4 Concept Check

# Week 4 Concept Check - If a statement cannot be true for...

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Running head: WEEK 4: CONCEPT CHECK 1 Week 4: Concept Check Belinda Surratt MAT/116 September 8, 2011 Diedra Faulkner

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WEEK 4: CONCEPT CHECK 2 Week 4: Concept Check When one side of an equation is identical to the other side, then there are an infinite number of solutions. For example X=X, whatever you plug in for X will work. Another example would be; 4X+4X=8X, so any value for X is appropriate. Basically if you see that the equation is already true without having to find what value for X will work.
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Unformatted text preview: If a statement cannot be true for any value of the variable, then it has no solution. For example X=X-5. If we try to solve this problem using normal algebraic operations we obtain 0=5, which is false because each side of the equation is not equal to each other. References Bittenger, M. L., & Beecher, J. A. (2007). Introductory and Intermediate Algebra (Third ed.). un: Addison Wesley....
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