# How do you solve using gaussian elimination or gauss-jordan elimination, ‎x_1 + 2x_2+ 4x_3= 6, x_1+ x_2 + 2x_3= 3?

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Jun 11, 2017

Because you have 3 unknown values and only 2 equations, there is no unique solution. You need 3 linearly independent equations to uniquely solve for 3 unknowns.