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Q. 4

Expert-verifiedFound in: Page 713

Book edition
6th

Author(s)
Sullivan

Pages
1200 pages

ISBN
9780321795465

If a system of equations has one solution, the system is ________ and the equations are ________.

If a system of equations has one solution, the system is ** consistent** and the equations are

The given statement is:

If a system of equations has one solution, the system is ________ and the equations are ________.

**Consistent and independent:** A system of equations is consistent and independent if it has only one solution.

**Consistent and dependent:** A system of equations is consistent and dependent if it has an infinite number of solutions.

By using the above definitions, it is clear that the required words for the blanks are consistent and independent respectively.

If a system of equations has one solution, the system is ** consistent** and the equations are

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