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# Systems of Linear Equations Terms

## Get down with the lingo

### Consistent System Of Linear Equations

A system of equations with at least one solution. Yeah, at least one solution means that we can give at least one answer, consistently.

### Dependent System Of Linear Equations

A system of linear equation with infinitely many solutions.

### Function

A relation between sets of input and output where each input is related to one and only one output. The lobster model of mathematics.

### Graph

A diagram representing data or relationship(s) between variables.

### Inconsistent System Of Linear Equations

A system of equations with no solution. We're talking zip, zero, nada.

### Independent System Of Linear Equations

A system of linear equations with a unique solution.

### Intercept

The point where the graph of a function crosses the x-axis or y-axis.

### Matrix

A rectangular array of numbers arranged into rows and columns.

### Slope

How steep a line is. It's measured as rise over run. Think ski slopes.

### Solution To A System Of Equations

The value(s) of the variables that solve all the equations simultaneously.

### System Of Equations

A group of two or more equations.