A student solves the system of equations given below. In which line is an error first made?

Line 1 2x y = 6

- 2x + y = 10

Line 2 0 = 4

Line 3 0 ≠-4 so there is no solution

2x-y=6

-2x+y=10

Adding

0=16

In line 2 an error is made. Right hand side must be 16 since we are adding the equations.

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