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Albert and Ben each have several marbles. If Albert Gives… How many marbles in total do the boys have?

Albert and Ben each have several marbles. If Albert Gives $6$ of his marbles to Ben, they will have the same number of marbles. If Albert gives a half of his marbles to Ben, then Ben will have $8$ ...
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Consequence of linear combination in matrix .

If a column of a matrix is linear combination of another column, what are the consequences ? Several terminology coming into my mind to relate with this such as Rank of the matrix ; Determinant ...
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Please help me with equation solving [on hold]

I need to find the value $b$ in $(-4)^2-4(1)(10-b) = 0$ ? Any help with solving this equation would be appreciated.
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Equation of the line of slope $-3$ that intersects the parabola $y=x^2-7x+10$ at one point [on hold]

I need to find the equation of a line that has a gradient of $-3$ and intercepts the parabola of $y=x^2-7x+10$ at one point. How do I work this out and what is the answer? Please help.
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Find a line parallel to a known line that intersects a known circle at one point.

There is a circle with an equation $x^2+y^2=16$ and a line with equation $y=x+1 $. The question is to find an equation of line placed parallel to this line and touching the circle at only one point. ...
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Two variable equation

I'm stuck with the following example (42.). Some help is much appreciated. Thank you.
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Can trigonometric equations be graphed?

I was solving various trigonometric equations. I was confused that how are they solved easily by using methods that are useful to solve algebraic equations. Do the trigonometric functions in ...
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Solve the Equation.

$$ \begin{bmatrix} 1 & 1 \\ 1 & 1 \\ \end{bmatrix} \begin{Bmatrix} v_1 \\ v_2 \\ \end{Bmatrix}= \begin{Bmatrix} 0 \\ 0 ...
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System of equations and the Brouwer's Fixed-Point Theorem.

Let's consider the following system of equations: \begin{eqnarray}{ e^{xyz} = \frac{x}{\sqrt{e^{2xyz}+1}}\\ \cos(x+y+z) = \frac{y}{\sqrt{e^{2xyz}+1}}\\ \sin(x+y+z) = \frac{z}{\sqrt{e^{2xyz}+1}} ...
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Limit of solution equal to solution at limit

I have a system of equations (not DE, think algebraic equations) that depends on a parameter. I am trying to learn under what conditions on the system is a limit (as the parameter converges to some ...
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Finding solutions to a system of linear equations

I was working on this problem, to which I have the answer, but it is just that, an answer with no explanation, and I am stuck on how the answer was arrived at, for a few parts of this question. In ...
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Apply gauss method to a linear system and them use results in another system

I have an exercise for my last assignment of linear algebra, which is the following: I tried to row reduce to echelon form the matrix created by the first linear system of equations and I obtain ...
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Using given ratios, solve for an unknown quantity using system of equations. [on hold]

Jim bought some chocolates and gave half of them to ken. Ken bought some sweets and gave half to Jim. Jim ate $12$ sweets and Ken ate $18$ chocolates. After that,the number of sweets and chocolates ...
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Don't understand adding a system of compound inequalities

I'm reading a proof of the Division Theorem and one line that comes up is Since 0 ≤ r1 < b and 0 ≤ r2 < b , we have −b < r1 − r2 < b. I do not ...
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Find $p$ for which all solutions of system/equation are real

There is system of $5$ equations $$ a+b+c+d+e = p; \\ a^2+b^2+c^2+d^2+e^2 = p; \\ a^3+b^3+c^3+d^3+e^3 = p; \\ a^4+b^4+c^4+d^4+e^4 = p; \\ a^5+b^5+c^5+d^5+e^5 = p, \\ \tag{1} $$ where $p\in\mathbb{R}$. ...
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simultaneous equations-exponential and linear

I am trying to find a general formula for x and y given that $y=mx+c$ and $y=Ae^{kx}$, with m, c, A and k as constants (and e is Euler's number). essencially, find the point(s) where an exponential ...
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System of equations with 3 variables - Does order matter?

I'm studying Algebra and I'm now at topic 'System of equations with 3 variables'. I'm having a hard time with the following example: $$ \begin{cases} 2x + 2y + 3z = 10\\ 3x + y-z = 0\\ x + ...
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Nonnegative solution of a linear system

Given three collections of parameters $\epsilon_1 > ... > \epsilon_N$, $(a_1,...,a_{N-1})$ and $(b_1,...,b_N)$ that satisfy the following conditions: (i) $\forall i, a_i \geq 0, ...
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How to solve over-determined linear system of equations?

at the moment I am working on an application where I have to solve some systems of linear equations during the whole algorithm. Because the programming-language I have to use is something related to ...
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System of $24$ variables

Assume that $a_1, a_2,\ldots, a_{24}$ satisfy $$a_1+a_2+\ldots+a_{24}=26$$$$a_1^2+a_2^2+\ldots+a_{24}^2=26$$$$\vdots$$$$a_1^{24}+a_2^{24}+\ldots+a_{24}^{24}=26$$ Find $a_1a_2⋯a_{24}$. How do I solve ...
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Shifting RGB colors based on ratio

I have two colors represented in RGB (foreground(fr, fg, fb) and background(br, bg, bb). Based on a relative luminance value, a color difference value and a brightness value i'd like to figure out the ...
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Differentiating both sides of a DE

In general if you have a differential equation with two variables such that: $$L(x,y)=h_1[f(x),f'(x),f^{(2)}(x),...,f^{(n)}(x),g(y),g'(y),g^{(2)}(y),...,g^{(n)}(y)]\\ ...
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Distribution of unknown, given system of equations

Suppose we have an unknown real $x$. We want to give an approximation of $x$ by measuring the distance between $s_i$ and $x$, for $i = 1,2,3$. The position of each $s_i$ is distributed with mean $p_i$ ...
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Logarithmic equation in which base of the logarithm is not same.

If $log_{9}x=log_{12}y=log_{16}(x+y)$ then find $y/x$. I simplified this into $\frac { \log { x } }{ \log { 9 } } =\frac { \log { y } }{ \log { 12 } } =\frac { log(x+y) }{ \log { 16 } } $ I ...
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Solve this system of equation

Solve this system of equations for real $x$ and $y$: $5x\left(1+\dfrac{1}{x^2+y^2}\right)=12$ $5y\left(1-\dfrac{1}{x^2+y^2}\right)= 4$ I juggled with those equations and got ...
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Conditional Extremum, need help finding the extreme points in calculation.

Find the conditonal extremums of the following $$u=xyz$$ if $$(1) x^2+y^2+z^2=1,x+y+z=0.$$ First i made the Lagrange function $\phi= xyz+ \lambda(x^2+y^2+z^2-1) + \mu (x+y+z) $, now making the ...
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To test following system of linear equation for equivalency

Let F be field of complex numbers I have two system of equations $x_1 - x_2 =0 $ $2x_1 + x_2 =0$ And $3x_1 + x_2 -0$ $x_1 + x_2 =0$ The definition says that each if equation in first system ...
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The phrase “periodic boundary conditions” for a two-variable PDE

I'm currently working on trying to solve a system of PDE's of the form $c_t=D_x(c_{xx} + c_{yy})+K_1 c + K_2 d$ $d_t= D_y(d_{xx}+d_{yy})+K_3 c + K_4 d$ that has "periodic boundary conditions" on a ...
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Numeric solution for a non-linear system

It has been a while I have not practiced mathematics but I should have enough background to get your answers if well detailed. I have an n-by-n matrix, let's call it D, where dij represents the ...
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Advice to solve a system of 8th order univariate polynomials

I am struggling to solve a least square problem in which the tedious part is the initialization. Grid search methods are out of question. The initial problem I've stated my problem in a previous ...
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Find the solution to the system (not linear)

Find all $(x, y, z) \in \mathbb{R^3}$ satisfying: $$x^2 + 4y^2 = 4xz \tag1$$ $$y^2 + 4z^2 = 4xy \tag2$$ $$z^2 + 4x^2 = 4yz \tag3$$ This is a very difficult problem. I added $-4(1) + (3)$ to ...
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system of equations with $n$ equations and $2^k n$ unknowns

I have a system of equations with infinitely many solutions. I would like to find a "nice" way to write down an explicit solution. Here, $n,k\geq 1$ are integers, we have $x_1,x_2,\dots, x_{2^k n}$ ...
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Given a set of n points in $\mathbb{C}^{2}$ and a polynomial find another polynomial so there product of degress is of order $n$.

${\bf Problem: }$ Given a set of points $P=\{p_{1},\dots ,p_{n}\}\in \mathbb{C}^{2}$ and suppose that there is an irreducible polynomial $f(x,y)\in\mathbb{C}[x,y]$ of degree $d_{1}<\sqrt{n}$ so ...
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Explain how solution got $c_1$ and $c_2$

Can someone explain how the solution manual got $c_1$ and $c_2$ in this:
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Solving a system of differential-algebraic equations

I am seeking for references around the topic of solving this type of differential equation system : $$ \left\{ \begin{array}{ll} \partial_x y_{i+1}(x) = y_{i+1}(x)-y_{i}(x) \\ y_{i+1}(x) = y_i(f(x)) ...
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Convert a 2D autonomous ODE system into a 1D system?

Suppose I have two equations: $$\frac{dx}{dt} = x(2-x-y),\, \frac{dy}{dt} = ky(2-ax-by)$$ that together form a 2D ODE system ($x$ plotted against $y). K, a$ and $b$ are all independent positive ...
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Conormal Points Parabola

Let the line $lx+my=1$ cut the parabola at $y^2=4ax$ in the points A and B.Normals at A and B meet at a point C. Normal from C other than these two meet at D.Then coordinates of D are? I tried to ...
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Systems of equations of the form $\sum_{i \in I} \sum_{j \in J_i} v_i \times v_j = a$

Is there any theory that deals (directly or not) with systems of equations of the form $$\sum_{i \in I} \sum_{j \in J_i} v_i \times v_j = a,$$ where $a \in \mathbb{R}^3$ is known, $v_i, v_j \in ...
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solve a system of equations [closed]

It is a geometry optics problem. I am stuck in the solution of this system. $1/f_1=1/100+1/z$ $1/f_2=1/(20-z)+1/29.5$ $1/32=1/f_1+1/f_2-20/(f_1*f_2)$ Can you help me? thanks
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Optimizing for the minimum relative distance in a given situation?

I have primarily been working on this problem for quite some time now; the level of the problem is introductory calculus w/ optimization problems. The situation is as follows: Ship A sails due ...
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Ordinary differential equation system with maximum value of x+y

I've got the following simple system of ODEs: x': x*(1-x-y) y': y*(1-a* y-b* x). Plotting the system in a x' y' plot is not fully satisfying to me as what I want to achieve is that the sum of x and ...
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How to prove whether the equation set has a unique solution?

\begin{eqnarray} \begin{cases} \sin A \sin C-(\sin B)^2=0 \cr AC-B^2=0 \cr A+B+C-\pi=0 \cr A>0,B>0,C>0 \end{cases} \end{eqnarray} How to prove whether the equation set has a unique solution ...
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multiplying term on sum

Say I know the following relation holds $$ \sum_i f_i + \sum_i g_i = 0 $$ Now I multipy both sides with a set of vectors $\mathbf v_i$. Will it still be true that $$ \sum_i f_i \mathbf v_i + \sum_i ...
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Solving Systems of Linear Differential Equations by Elimination

For a homework problem, we are provided: $\frac{dx}{dt}=-y + t$ $\frac{dy}{dt}=x-t$ Putting these into differential operator notation and separating the dependent variables from the independent: ...
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I need help with creating linear equations from multiple points on a graph

How do you create a linear equation from multiple points on a graph I am working on a question where the points are $(-3,8),(2,5)$ and $(7,2)$ and I need to find out how to create a linear inequality ...
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solution of a system of equation

Let $A\in M_{m\times n}(\Bbb R)$ and let $b_0\in \mathbb R^m$. Suppose that the system of equations $Ax=b_0$ has a unique solution. Which of the following is true? $Ax=b$ has a solution for every $b ...
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Solve a system of two nonlinear equations

$$ \begin{cases} x^2 - y^2 + 12y - 21 = 0\\ 2x^2 + y^2 + 2xy + x = 0 \end{cases} $$ I've tried the change of variables: $u = x + y$, $v = x - y$ After it I've got: $$ \begin{cases} uv + 12\frac{u - ...
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A system of linear equations with 3 variables such that its solution set is: $\{(a,b,c)|a^2=b \}$?

Is there a system of linear equations with 3 variables such that its solution set is: $\{(a,b,c)|a^2=b \}$? It's enough to show that for one equation: $Ax+By+Cz=D$ the solution set doesn't work. ...
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A system of equations: solve or order the solutions

I have a system of equations $\mathbf{x}=A(\mathbf{x}) \mathbf{x}$ where $\mathbf{x}$ is $n \times 1$ vector and $A(\mathbf{x})$ is $n \times n$ real, positive and symmetric matrix. Elements of ...
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Solve the following in vector form:

So i did a substitution to solve the system normally, and got $x=17.67$ $y=9.67$ $z=10.67$ Where I am stuck is how to represent something like this in a vector form, maybe my solution was wrong ...