The set of equations 2x - 4y = 8 and 3x - 6y = 9 have to be solved for x and y.

2x - 4y = 8

=> x - 2y = 4

=> x = 4 + 2y

3x - 6y = 9

=> x - 2y = 3

=> x = 3 + 2y

x = 4 + 2y = 3 + 2y = x is not true for any value of y.

**The given set of equations does not have a solution.**

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