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Does this diophantine equation have a solution(s)

12a+21b+33c=6

as far as I know this is not a linear equation, and what I read online says that Bezout identity only applies for linear diophantine equations.

The solution says gcd(12,21,33) = 3, 6|3 the above equation has infinitely many solutions. Is that correct? Am I correct to assume then that

12a+21b+33c+24d = 6 again has infinite solutions aswell?

How about this equation

17x+6y +3z =73

since gcd(17,6,3) = 1 and 73 | 1 this has also infinitely many solutions?

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# Bézout's identity and Diophantine Equation

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