# How do you solve the system?: #x - 4y =1, 8y = 2x - 2#

##### 1 Answer

Oct 24, 2015

They do not have a solution because they are the same straight line

#### Explanation:

Re-arrange each equation to make y the subject

x - 4y = 1

becomes 4y = x - 1

and y =

8y = 2x - 2

which becomes

y =

to get

y =

then you can see that equation (i) = equation (ii)