# What are x and y if #-3x+y=6# and #6x-2y=25?#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 24, 2015

It is impossible for both

and

for any pair of values

#### Explanation:

Given

[1]

and

[2]

If we multiply [1] by

[3]

Comparing [2] and [3], we have

The given equations represent two parallel lines (they have no points in common).