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How Do You Write Out The Solutions To A Dependent System of Linear Equations?

Dependent systems of equations are systems of equations that have many solutions. Typically when you solve a dependent system with substitution or elimination, you get 0 = 0. This indicates that many combinations of x and y will solve the system of equations…but how do you find those ordered pairs?

In the MathFAQ below, I demonstrate two strategies for writing out the solutions to dependent systems of linear equations.

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