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If you try to solve a linear system by the substitution method and get the result 0 = 8, what does this mean?

A. The system has one solution, (0,8).
B.The system has one solution, (8,0).
C.The system has no solutions.
D.The system has an infinite number of solutions.

I think it's C but i'm not sure. Am i right?

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  1. since 0=8 is not true for any values of x and y, that means there is no solution to the system. The lines are parallel, and do not intersect.

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  2. oh also it's 0=8 if that's hard to see-

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  3. THANK YOU

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  4. Thanks, oobleck! I needed this! <3

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  5. Answer=c,bcos there is no solution occur.

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