State whether the following equations are independent, dependent, consistent, inconsistent: x + y = 23x = 8 - 3y
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The two equations are:
x + y = 2
3x = 8 - 3y
Drawing a graph of the two:
It is seen that the lines represented by the two equations are parallel to each other.
The system of equations has 0 solutions and is inconsistent.