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Which type of equation is this? And how many solutions it has? x+x=x

Note by Siddharth Singh
1 year, 11 months ago

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It is a linear equation because the highest power in the equation is 1. This is how you solve it: x+x=x x+x-x= x-x (you are doing the same thing to both sides of the equation so it stays the same) x=0 Thus the only solution to the equation is x=0. Shiva Jayabalan · 1 year, 11 months ago

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@Shiva Jayabalan Can the solution not be infinite?I mean x=infinite. Siddharth Singh · 1 year, 11 months ago

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@Siddharth Singh i dont think so... infinite isnt really a number so to speak, it is the idea of endlessness Shiva Jayabalan · 1 year, 11 months ago

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@Shiva Jayabalan What do you think about? x+1=x? :) Siddharth Singh · 1 year, 11 months ago

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@Siddharth Singh x+1-x=x-x, so 1 =0 This is false so the equation has no solution. Note that infinity is not a real number so it isnt a solution. Shiva Jayabalan · 1 year, 11 months ago

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