Dependent System of Linear Equations Examples


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Dependent systems of linear equations have how many solutions?

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1. The equations in a dependent system of linear equations have _____.

2. Which equation would create a dependent system with 5x - 3y = 1?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz/worksheet give you the chance to test your understanding of dependent systems of linear equations on both an informational and applicable level.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet lets you assess yourself on:

  • Solutions and equations within a dependent system
  • What kind of equations and lines create dependent systems
  • The elimination method

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the solutions and equations of dependent systems
  • Making connections - use understanding of dependent systems to correctly identify equations and lines that form them
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about applying the elimination method

Additional Learning

To learn more about this type of mathematical system, read over the accompanying lesson: Dependent System of Linear Equations Examples. This lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Define system of equations
  • Know what makes a system dependent
  • Understand how to identify dependent systems by examining equations and using algebra
  • Learn how to solve a system using the substitution method