# What is an example of a two step equation with no solution?

##### 1 Answer
May 24, 2015

How about this one...

$x + 1 = \frac{1}{2} \left(2 x + 3\right)$

First step: Multiply both sides by 2:

$2 x + 2 = 2 x + 3$

Second step: Subtract $2 x$ from both sides:

$2 = 3$