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"They have a vector that is a particular solution of the system added to an unrestrictred combination of some other vectors."

Then he goes on to say:

"A zero-element solution set fits the pattern since there is no particular solution, and so the set of sums of that form is empty."

Isn't he contradicting himself here? First, he says the pattern has a vector of a particular solution, and then he says a zero-element solution fits the pattern because it has no particular solution! Can someone clarify this?