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Equation for sinusoidal wave with fixed wavelength and amplitude

I am a programmer. I am writing a program in which I need to show a graph plotted to the user when the user adjusts two sliders, which are the amplitude and wavelength of the wave, say...
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Difference in using mldivide and pinv in MATLAB with over-determined system and rank deficient [on hold]

I am dealing with the problem $\mathbf{Ax} = \mathbf{B}$ and my problem is over-determined problem and matrix $\mathbf{A}$ is rank deficient. As we all know we can solve this in a least square sense ...
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Knight movement on chess field

I had this task in programming competition: There are two knights, which are $(p_1,q_1)$ and $(p_2, q_2)$. $(p,q)$ knight is figure, with p(q)-length first step, and q(p)-length second step in ...
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Weird contradiction between equations

A guy that I tutor came to me with the following question: The time it takes for body $A$ to pass 160 km is 5 hours longer than the time it takes for body B to pass 90 km. The speed of body A is ...
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Prove that for any given $c_1,c_2,c_3\in \mathbb{Z}$,the equations set has integral solution.

$$ \left\{ \begin{aligned} c_1 & = a_2b_3-b_2a_3 \\ c_2 & = a_3b_1-b_3a_1 \\ c_3 & = a_1b_2-b_1a_2 \end{aligned} \right. $$ $c_1,c_2,c_3\in \mathbb{Z}$ is given,prove that $\exists ...
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Writing system of equations & rate of change

"Two planes leave a city for another city that us 600 miles away. One of the planes is flying 50 miles per hour faster than the other. The slower plane takes 2 hours longer to reach the city. What is ...
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Prove that the solutions to the system of equations are integers

Let $a, b \in \mathbb{Z}$ and consider the system of equations below: $$\begin{cases} y -2x-a =0\\ y^2-xy+x^2-b=0\end{cases} $$ Prove that $x,y\in\mathbb{Q}$ implies $x,y\in\mathbb{Z}$. I ...
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Matrix Problem of form Ax=B

The matrix $A$ is given by $$\left(\begin{array}{ccc} 1 & 2 & 3 & 4\\ 3 & 8 & 11 & 8\\ 1 & 3 & 4 & \lambda\\ \lambda & 5 & 7 & 6\end{array} \right)$$ ...
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Relatively simple system of nonlinear ODEs

There are a lot of questions like this on MSE as well as online resources on the subject, but a) the MSE questions are either unanswered or correspond to systems substantially different from this one, ...
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System of DEs with constant term

This is similar but not identical to standard examples in e.g. Paul's Notes, and while the math seems straightforward the results I get disagree with what I get from numerical simulation. Given a 2D ...
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show that $y$ and $x$ can be expressed as a function of $x$ alone in the neighbourhood of the point $(2,1,-1)$

Let $$f(x,y,z)=[x^2-2xz+y^2z^3-7,2xy^4-3y^2+xz^2+5z+2]=(0,0)$$ at $$(2,1,-1)$$ The only method that I have known is the one for solving the homogenous system say for $y$ and $z$ in terms of $x$ but ...
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Existence if integer solutions

How many integer solutions exist for: \begin{cases} x+y=1-z \\ x^3+y^3=1-z^2 \end{cases} How do I do this. I'm stuck
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Consider the parametric curve: $x=6\cos^3(t), y=6\sin^3(t)$, write it in cartesian form.

Consider the parametric curve: $$x=6\cos^3(t), y=6\sin^3(t)$$ Write it in Cartesian form. I am really struggling with the solution for this. I've been trying to find $t$ from $x$, and then ...
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How to show whether 3 planes have a common line of intersection

To show whether or not the 3 planes $$x+y-2z=5\tag 1$$ $$x-y+3z=6 \tag2$$ $$x+5y-12z=12 \tag 3$$ all have a common line of intersection. Can I do $(3)-(2)$ to get the line $6y-15z=6$ and $(1)-(2)$ ...
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Special method of solution for $A\vec x=\vec b$ where $A$ is a square matrix such that $A^tA$ is diagonal and has full rank?

Is there any special shorter method of solution other than cramer's rule for solving a system of $n$ linear equations in $n$ unknowns $A\vec x=\vec b$ where the square matrix $A$ has the property that ...
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Can we ensure convergence for the jacobi method or do we simply trial and error?

For iterative methods for solving systems of equations, we may not always get convergence and it can depend simply on the way in which we write the equations. I understand there are tests which will ...
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Need to find 3 unkown variables

In the city is $3$ types of hotels. In the $I$ type there is $150$ basic apartments and $17$ luxury apartments, in the $II$ type $310$ - basic and $37$ - luxury and in the last $III$ type $40$ - basic ...
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can it be solved without vieta formulae ??

recently i came across an anonymously remarkable algebra question which is as follows If the polynomial $$F(x)= 4x^4 - ax^3 + bx^2 - cx + 5$$ where $a,b,c$ belongs to $\mathbb R$ has 4 positive real ...
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Find the eigenvalues/vectors for the $N\times N$ matrix C summarizing the system $-X_{t-1} +2X_{t} - X_{t+1} = \lambda X_{t}$ [closed]

Consider the system $-X_{t-1} +2X_{t} - X_{t+1} = \lambda X_{t}$ for $k = 1,...,N$ Write down the NxN matrix C such that the above equations are equivalent to $CX = \lambda X$. Find the ...
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For which values does the Matrix system have a unique solution, infinitely many solutions and no solution?

Given the system: $$\begin{align} & x+3y-3z=4 \\ & y+2z=a \\ & 2x+5y+(a^2-9)z=9 \end{align}$$ For which values of a (if any) does the system have a unique solution, infinitely many ...
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Linear Hamiltonian System

Suppose the linear system: $\dot{z} = J \frac{\partial{H}}{\partial{z}} = J S(t) z = A(t) z$, with Hamiltonian $H=H(t,z)=\frac{1}{2} z^T S(t)z$. How can I prove that: $$\frac{d}{dt}H(t,\xi(t)) = ...
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Finding answers to system of equations

Let's say we have such a system structure of equations: ...
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Systems of equations problem in algebra

A dog weighs 1/8 of a cow. Their combined total is 360kg, how much does the dog weigh and how much does the cow weigh? I got this question on my algebra test, my teacher said the answer was along ...
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Could someone explain how to solve these sets of equations please?

I am given that; $$x_1 + x_2 + x_3 = 75$$ $$x_1 + x_2 + x_4 = 75$$ $$x_1 + x_3 + x_4 = 75$$ $$x_2 + x_3 + x_4 = 75$$ I need to find $x_1, x_2, x_3$ and $x_4$. I know that each variable equals 25. ...
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How to find value of an unknown in matrix to make system of linear equations consistent

I'm currently stuck on this question relating to finding the unknown in a matrix so that the system of linear equations is consistent. I need to solve for $\lambda$. My first instinct is to try and ...
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Solutions for $-x=\textrm{tan}(x)$

How can the following equation be solved? $-x=\frac{\sin(x)}{\cos(x)}$, $x \in \mathbb{R}$ I understand $x=0$ is one solution, but I need all of them (In particular, precisely those that are not ...
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System of linear equations with repeated equations

Suppose that I have this over-determined system of equations, $$a_1x_1 + a_2x_2 + a_3x_3 = k_1$$ $$b_1x_1 + b_2x_2 + b_3x_3 = k_2$$ $$c_1x_1 + c_2x_2 + c_3x_3 = k_3$$ $$d_1x_1 + d_2x_2 + d_3x_3 = ...
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Building a Diet Using Linear Algebra

The Question Suppose a diet calls for 7 units of fats, 9 units of protein and 16 units of carbohydrates for the main meal. Suppose the dieter has 3 possible types of food to satisfy this requirement: ...
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Numerical scheme for system of PDEs

I'm trying to solve the following coupled PDE system for my master thesis: \begin{align} \kappa_0\frac{\partial p}{\partial t}&=- \nabla \cdot v \\ \rho_0\frac{\partial v }{\partial t} &= ...
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Find numbers $a, b, c$ given that $a+b+c=12$, $a^2+b^2+c^2=50$, and $a^3+b^3+c^3=168$

Let $a+b+c=12$, $a^2+b^2+c^2=50$, and $a^3+b^3+c^3=168$. Find $a,b,c$ Suppose $a, b, c$ are roots of $P(x)$. $$P(x) = k(x - a)(x - b)(x - c)$$ But then I get $(k = 1)$ $$P(x) = x^3 - 12x^2 + ...
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System of equations involving sin and cos

I'm trying to solve the following system: $$ \sin(x) + \cos(y) = 0.6\\ \cos(x) - \sin(y) = 0.2\\ $$ Solving for y in terms of x: $$ y=\arccos(0.6-\sin(x))=\arcsin(\cos(x) -0.2) $$ Therefore: $$ ...
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How to solve congruence modulo equations?

While studying Affine Cipher in cryptography it tells that we need to solve a system of modulo congruence equations. The equations are: $8\alpha+\beta\equiv 15 \pmod{26}$ $5\alpha+\beta\equiv 16 ...
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solving system of two equations

I understand up until the "this system gives" Where did he get the $u = 2v = 2(2u)=...$ line from? Also note that $k \not= 0 $here
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Multi time scales analysis on nonlinear system of ODEs

So I have this coupled set of nonlinear ODEs that I want to do a multi time scales perturbation analysis on. $ u'(t)+\frac{C \epsilon u(t)^2}{Cl}-\frac{2 \epsilon p(t)}{Cl}-\frac{2 q_1'(t)}{Cl}=0 ...
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Is it possible to resolve equations of two vectors

I have a objective function as following $$F=\int |\alpha^TG(x)-w^TJ(x)|^2 H(x)\,dx+\lambda_1 \alpha^2+\lambda_2 w^2$$ where $\alpha^T$ is transpose of vector $\alpha= \begin{bmatrix} ...
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How to solve 3 variable in 2 equation?

This paper is abstracted from 2007 British Mathematics Olympiad Round 1 Question 2. I am currently practicing grade 8 (Singapore Secondary 2) for the upcoming Singapore Mathematics Olympiad(SMO). ...
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Show that: a) $X^{-1}(t)$ is bounded in $[\beta,\infty)$. b)No system solution approaches zero solution when $t \rightarrow \infty.$

Let a system $x' = A(t)x$ and suppose there are values positives $k, \beta$ such that a positive fundamental matrix $X(t)$ satisfies $\|X(t)\| \leq k$, $t \geq \beta$ and $$ \liminf_{t \rightarrow ...
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Solving a system of equations

Solve the system of equations: $\left\{\begin{array}{l}\sqrt{2y^2-7y+10-x(y+3)}+\sqrt{y+1}=x+1\\\sqrt{y+1}+\dfrac{3}{x+1}=x+2y\end{array}\right.$ I Wolframalpha.com and get only one solution ...
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how to solve system of quadratic equations (mod N)

Given a two equations: $${(ax_1 + b)}^2 = c_1 \pmod N$$ $${(ax_2 + b)}^2 = c_2 \pmod N$$ $N=p.q$ $p$ and $q$ are large primes $x_1, x_2$ and $c_1, c_2$ are known Is it computationally feasible to ...
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Solve easy equations

Can anyone please help me with solving this equation; thanks! $$ \displaystyle \frac{d+7}{3}+4\quad=\quad -\frac{5d}{4} $$ My Steps $1.$ Multiplied both sides by $3$ and $4$ to get rid of the ...
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Unordered pairs solution

Please help me with this question.$$$$ How many unordered triplets $(x,y,z)$ , subject to constraints, $(x^4-2x^3)_{cyclic}\leq0$ , satisfy the system of equations: ...
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Prove or Disprove the Existence of Solutions…[linear algebra] - a C.S.I.R Question

Let $A$ be a $3\times 4$ and $b$ be a $3\times 1$ matrix with integer entries.Suppose that the system $Ax=b$ has a complex solution. Then which of the following are true? 1)$Ax=b$ has an integer ...
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how to work out 3 equations simultaneously

So i was doing this linear programming question and got stuck on this part, so how do you workout simultaneously $2x + 3y = 30 $ $(2/3)x + 2y = 16 $ $(16/3)x + 4y = 64$ According to lpsolve we ...
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I have the Eigenvalues, how do I get Eigenvectors?

My matrix is \begin{array}{ccc} 3 & 4 & 5 \\ -2 & 7 & 3 \\ 5 & -8 & -3 \end{array} Through the rule of Sarrus, I know (approximately) $\lambda_1 = 5.9$ $\lambda_2 = 3.5$ ...
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need to solve $AX=B$ analytically

I have to solve the following system of equations \begin{equation*} a1x+b1y+c1z+d1t=e1\\ a2x+b2y+c2z+d2t=e2\\ a3x+b3y+c3z+d3t=e3\\ a4x+b4x+c4z+d4t=e4 \end{equation*} where ...
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How to solve this nonstandard system of equations?

How to solve this system of equations $$\begin{cases} 2x^2+y^2=1,\\ x^2 + y \sqrt{1-x^2}=1+(1-y)\sqrt{x}. \end{cases}$$ I see $(0,1)$ is a root.
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Expressing the Solution to a System of Differential Equations

My professor wrote the solution to a system as $$X = C_1 \begin{bmatrix}1 \\2 \end{bmatrix} e^{\lambda_1t} + C_2 \begin{bmatrix}3 \\4 \end{bmatrix} e^{\lambda_2t}$$ Where the column vectors are the ...
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Find $a$ and $b$ in a 4 equation system

$a, b \in\mathbb{R}$. I have four equations: $$x+3y-2z+t=-3$$ $$3x+11y+az+5t=2$$ $$3x+12y-6z+6t=b$$ $$4x+15y-8z+8t=-5$$ I have to find out the values of $a$ and $b$ where the system is solvable (has ...
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Solving Linear System with inequalities

I have the following system: \begin{align} b - x = 0 \\ a - 0.33b - 0.5x =0 \\ d - 0.33b = 0 \\ a - 0.33b + c = 0 \\ a + b + c + d + 2x = 1 \\ a + b + c + d - 8.8x \le 0 \\ a + b + c + d - 7.27x ...
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Rearranging a system of trigonometric equations [closed]

I have the following two equations: $$\begin{align}17\,t\cos\theta &= x + 8\,t\sin\alpha \\ 17\,t\sin\theta &= y + 8\,t\sin\alpha.\end{align}$$ where $x$, $y$ and $\alpha$ are known values, ...