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Ax=0 be inconsistent?

  1. Oct 9, 2004 #1
    Hopefully someone can help me out with this one. I was in a conversation and the topic came up on what can an can not be inconsistent.

    Assume that A, x, and 0 are all of the corrent order for Ax=0. According to everything I have learned, Ax=b if b=0 then it is always consistent. Does anyone know when your are solving a system of linear equations if there is every a case when b=0 and sill be inconsistent?

    Your help is much appreciated. :surprised
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  3. Oct 9, 2004 #2


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    If x=0, what is then Ax?
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