Aerin H.

asked • 05/07/21

Consider the system of linear equations

a1x + b1y = c1

a2x + b2y = c2


where a1b1c1a2b2, and c2 represent real numbers. What must be true about the lines represented by the equations when the following is true?


A: The lines must coincide.

B: The lines must be either parallel or coinciding.    

C: The lines must be parallel.

D: The lines must be perpendicular.

E: The lines must intersect at a point, but are not necessarily perpendicular.

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Patrick B. answered • 05/08/21

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