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# Which of the following pairs of linear equations are consistent/inconsistent? If consistent, obtain the solution graphically: (iv) 2x - 2y - 2 = 0, 4x - 4y - 5 = 0

Q4.    Which of the following pairs of linear equations are consistent/inconsistent? If consistent, obtain the solution graphically:

(iv)    $2x - 2y - 2 =0, \qquad 4x - 4y -5 = 0$

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$\\2x - 2y - 2 =0, \qquad\\ 4x - 4y -5 = 0$

Comparing these equations with  $a_1x+b_1y+c_1=0\:and\:a_2x+b_2y+c_2=0$, we get

$\\\frac{a_1}{a_2}=\frac{2}{4}=\frac{1}{2},\\\:\frac{b_1}{b_2}=\frac{-2}{-4}=\frac{1}{2}\:and\\\:\frac{c_1}{c_2}=\frac{-2}{-5}=\frac{2}{5}$

As we can see

$\frac{a_1}{a_2}=\frac{b_1}{b_2}\neq\frac{c_1}{c_2}$

It means the given equations have no solution and thus pair of linear equations is inconsistent.

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