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Unformatted text preview: If it has no solution you will get an untrue answer, like 5=3. When you get a problem like 5=3, you can' solve it, it has no solution. It has no solution because five cannot equal to three. Only 5=5 and 3=3 can equal each other, not 5=3. Also, take 4X=4x-1. If you subtract the 4X you would end up with 0=(-1), and zero is obviously not unequal to -1. So this means that there is no solution no matter what number you plug in for X, it will not work. Unless the numbers are not equivalent on both sides of the equals sign, there is no solution. WEEK 2: CONCEPT CHECK 3 References Bittenger, M. L., & Beecher, J. A. (2007). Introductory and Intermediate Algebra (Third ed.). un: Addison Wesley....
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- Spring '09
- Equals sign, Plus and minus signs, Belinda Surratt