does 0 = 0?
Consider two equations in the form y = mx + b, where m and b are real numbers.
After setting the equations equal to each other (in other words, m_{1}x + b_{1} = m_{2}x + b_{2}), George solves and ends up with an answer of 0 = 3.
Why? How would the graphs of these two lines relate?
How would the graphs be different if he ended up with 0 = 0?
Explain.
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