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Show Graphically that Each One of the Following Systems of Equations is Inconsistent (I.E. Has No Solution) : X − 2y = 6 3x − 6y = 0 - Mathematics

Show graphically that each one of the following systems of equations is inconsistent (i.e. has no solution) :

x − 2y = 6

3x − 6y = 0

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Solution

The given equations are

x − 2y = 6   .....(i)

3x − 6y = 0 ....(ii)

Putting x = 0 in equation (i) we get

`=> 0 - 2y = 6`

`=> y = -3`

=> x = 0, y = -3

Putting y = 0 in equation (i) we get

`=> x - 2 xx 0 = 6`

=> x = 6

=> x = 6, y = 0

Use the following table to draw the graph.

x 0 6
y -3 0

The graph of (i) can be obtained by plotting the two points A(0, -3), B(6,0)

Graph of the equation….(ii)

3x - 6y = 0 ....(ii)

Putting x = 0 in equation (ii) we get

`=> 3 xx 0 - 6y = 0`

y = 0

x = 0, y = 0

Putting y = 1 in equation (ii) weget

`=> 3x - 6xx1  = 0`

=> x = 2

`=> x =2 , y = 1

Use the following table to draw the graph.

x 0 2
y 0 1

Draw the graph by plotting the two points  C(0,0), D(2,1) from table

Here the two lines are parallel and so there is no point in common

Hence the given system of equations has no solution.

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RD Sharma Class 10 Maths
Chapter 3 Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Exercise 3.2 | Q 16 | Page 29
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