# SOLUTION: y = -4x - 7 is asking me to slove by substitution and determine whether y = 3x the equation is independent, dependent or inconsistent

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 206287: y = -4x - 7 is asking me to slove by substitution and determine whether y = 3x the equation is independent, dependent or inconsistentAnswer by stanbon(60776)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!y = -4x - 7 is asking me to solve by substitution and determine whether y = 3x the equation is independent, dependent or inconsistent ---------------------------- If you get a one point intersection, the system is independent. Substituting you get: 3x = -4x-7 7x = -7 x = -1 ---- If x = -1, y = 3*-1 = -3 --------------- The point of intersection is (-1,-3) The system is independent. ================================== Cheers, Stan H.