# MAT101 Case 4 Answer Template (Math Problem Sample)

Assignment Expectations

Complete the following problems using the Case 4 Answer Template.

What are the 3 methods for solving systems of equations? Which one do you prefer and why?

Describe a consistent system.

Describe an inconsistent system.

Describe a dependent system.

Solve the following systems of equations using the graphing method.

What type of system is it? Name the solution if there is one.

x + y = 5

-x + y = 3

2x – 2y = 8

x – y = 4

3x – y = -2

3x – y = 4

y = 6

x = -3

Solve the following systems of equations using the substitution method.

What type of system is it? Name the solution if there is one.

x = 6y + 2

3x – 18y = 4

x – y = 3

x + 3y = 6

y = -2x

4x – 3y = 12

2x – 5y = 15

x – 7y = 3

Solve the following systems of equations using the addition (elimination) method.

What type of system is it? Name the solution if there is one.

x + y = 6

x – y = 4

-2x + 3y = 5

2x – y = 1

5x + y = 2

3x + y = 1

5x = 20 + y

16 = 3y + 4x

Solve the following systems of inequalities using the graphing method.

Shade the solution set.

x + y > 4

y + 3x < 6

x ≥ 5

y < 3

3x – 2y > 8

-2y + 3x < 12

2x + y < 8

x ≥ 4

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1. What are the 3 methods for solving systems of equations? Which one do you prefer and why?

Answer: The three methods for solving a system of linear equations are by graphing elimination, and substitution. I prefer the elimination method.

Preference/reason: The elimination method is simple and fast to use.

2. Describe a consistent system.

Answer: A consistent system is a system of equations with at least one solution. Solving consistent systems of equations using graphs will have intersecting lines or one line above another.

3. Describe an inconsistent system.

Answer: Inconsistent systems of equations have no solutions. Simply put solving them using a graph will result in parallel lines

4. Describe a dependent system.

Answer: Dependent systems of equations have infinite solutions that is graphing them will result in one line above another.

Go to â€˜insertâ€™ and â€˜shapesâ€™. Choose the circles for the points and the lines to connect the dots. Use the arrows to represent the shading.

For example:

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Solve the following systems of equations using the graphing method.

What type of system is it? Name the solution if there is one.

5. x+y=5

-x+y=3

Calculations:

x+y=5

If x=1; and if x=2;

y=5-1y=5-2

y=4y=3

x

y

1

4

2

3

-x+y=3

If x=1; and if x=2;

y=3+1y=3+2

y=4y=5

x

y

1

4

2

5

Answer: (1, 4)_This is a consistent independent system

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6. 2x-2y=8

x-y=4

Calculations:

2x+2y=8

If x=1; and if x=2;

y=8-2y=8-4

y=6y=4

x

y

1

6

2

4

x-y=4

If x=1; and if x=2;

y=-4+1y=-4+2

y=-3y=-2

x

y

1

-3

2

-2

Answer: ___(4, 0)_ This is a consistent independent system

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7. 3x-y=-2

3x-y=4

Calculations:

3x-y=-2

If x=1; and if =0;

y=3+2y=2+0

y=5y=2

x

y

1

5

0

2

3x-y=4

If x=1; and if x=2;

y=3-4y=6-4

y=-1y=2

x

y

1

-1

2

2

Answer: This is an inconsistent system and has no solution

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8. y=6

x=-3

Calculations:

y=6

If x=1; and if =0;

y=6y=6

y=6y=6

x

y

1

6

0

6

x=-3

If y=2; and if x=5;

x=-3y=-3

x=-3y=-3

x

y

-3

2

-3

5

Answer: (3, 6) This is an inconsistent system

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Solve the following systems of equations using the substitution method.

What type of system is it? Name the solution if there is one.

9. x=6y+2

3x-18y=4

Calculations:

36y+2+18y=4

18y+6-18y=4

0=4-6

0=-2

Answer: _ There is no solution. _This is an inconsistent system____________

10. x-y=3

x+3y=6

Calculations:

x=3+y

3+y+3y=6

3+4y=6

4y=6-3

y=34

x-34=3

x=3+34

x=334

Answer: _(3 3/4, 3/4) This is a consistent system _____________

11. y=-2x

4x-3y=12

Calculations:

4x-3*-2x=12

4x+6x=12

10x=12

x=1210

1210*4-3y=12

4.8-3y=12

4.8-12=3y

7.2=3y

y=2.4

Answer: __(6/5, 2.4)_ This is a consistent system ____________

12. 2x-5y=15

x-7y=3

Calculations:

2x-5y=15

x=7.5-2.5y

7.5-2.5y-7y=3

7.5-4.5y=3

4.5=4.5y

y=1

2x-5=15

2x=20

x=10

Answer: __(10, 1)_ This is a consistent system ___

Solve the following systems of equations using the addition (elimination) method.

What type of system is it? Name the solution if there is one.

13. x+y=6

x-y=4

Calculations:

x+y=6

x-y=4

2x=10

x=5

5+y=6

6-5=y

y=1

Answer: ___(5, 1)____________

14. -2x+3y=5

2x-y=1

Calculations:

-2x+3y=5

2x-y= 1

2y=6

y=3

2x-3=1

2x=4

x=2

Answer: ___(2, 3)____________

15. 5x+y=2

3x+y=1

Calculations:

5x+y=2

3x+y=1

2x=1

x=12

5*12+y=2

2.5+y=2

y=2-2.5

y=-0.5

Answer: __(0.5, -0.5)_____________

16. 5x=20+y

16=3y+4x

Calculations:

5x=20+y

16=3y+4x

5x-y=20*3

4x+3y=16*1

15x-3y=60

4x+3y=16

19x=76

x=4

5*4=20+y

y=20-20

y=0

Answer: (4,0)_______________

Solve the following systems of inequalities using the graphing method.

Shade the solution set.

17. x+y>4

y+3x<6

Calculations:

x+y=4

y+3x=6

y>4-x

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