Explain how and after how many steps you

recognize a system of linear equation has infinitely many solutions.

Solvimg systems of equations by elimination

Explain how and after how many steps you

recognize a system of linear equation has infinitely many solutions.

Solvimg systems of equations by elimination

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It really depends on how complex the problem is as to how many steps it will take. Eventually you will simplify the problem down to something like this:

3x-9 = 3x+4 so -9 = 4 ???

If you get that result that means that there is no possible solution since no value you substitute for x will make the statement true.

You may also get something that simplifies down to this:

3x + 4 = 3x +4 so 4 = 4

If you get this result it means you have infinite solutions since any value you substitute for x will make the statement true.

Hope this helps for the problem you are working on