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    Augmented matrix

    can someone please help me solve this question?
    I tried so many times but I still could not get it...

    10x + 2y = 3
    5x + y = -1


    the ans is supposed to be (no solution)

    thanks in advance
    much appreciated
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    Quote Originally Posted by karimwahab View Post
    can someone please help me solve this question?
    I tried so many times but I still could not get it...

    10x + 2y = 3
    5x + y = -1


    the ans is supposed to be (no solution)

    thanks in advance
    much appreciated
    multiply the first equation by -1/2 and add to the 2nd equation

    you will get a statement that is inconsistant.

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