You said that in a linear equation of two variables, a and b are not equal to 0, but in case 7x=-5 you changed it to 7x+0y+5=0 where b=0. How is this possible?

Asked by akshay.ramnath13444 | 16th Oct, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Dear Student,
 
For a linear equation both a and b should not be simulataneously zero.
If one of them (a or b) is zero. Then the equation reduces to linear equation in one variable.
 
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Answered by  | 18th Oct, 2010, 09:39: AM

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