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Find the value of  a so that the system has no solutions.


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 Sep 4, 2020
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 Sep 5, 2020
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y = 11x + 14

2y-4 = ax            sub in the value of y given in the first equation

 

2 ( 11x+ 14) - 4 = ax

22x + 28 - 4 = ax

22x + 24 = ax

x( 22-a ) = -24

x = -24/(22-a)          so if a = 22    you will be attempting to divide by ZERO ....not allowed ....no answer when a = 22

 Sep 5, 2020

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