Determining whether system of equations have a solution

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how know how to do tis question
determine the value a
for which the resulting linear system has
i) no solution
ii)a unique solution
iii)infinitely many solution

x+y+z=3
x+2y+z=3
x+y+(a^2-8)z=a
 

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x+y+z=3
x+2y+z=3
What do these two equations tell you about x,y and z?
 

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