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## Homework Statement

See attachment for the question

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

I don't understand...

the back of the book says that the answer is no

when I solve reduce row echelon form the augmented matrix Ab I get that

x1 = 2 - 5x3

x2 = 3 - 4x3

x3 is free

i thought thought that the answer was yes because the system is consistent and x3 can just be anything i don't understand why the answer is no

thanks for any help