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A farmer sold a calf and a cow for Rs 760. Find the cost of each.

A farmer sold a calf and a cow for Rs. 760 Thereby making a profit of 25% on the calf and 10% on the cow. By selling them for Rs. 767.5 he would have raised a profit of 10% on the calf and 25% on ...
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Knowing the total price of stamps of two denomination, find the number of stamps of each kind

A man buys postage stamps of denominations $3$ paise and $5$ paise, for Rs $1$. He buys $22$ stamps in all. Find the number of $3$ paise stamps bought by him. (100p= 1 Rs) I tried, Let the number of ...
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How to find the intersection points of lines that are normal to two curves?

Let I have two curves, \begin{gather} f(x)=\frac{x^3}{4}+1 \\ g(x)=\frac{(x-\tfrac{1}{2})^3}{7}+\tfrac{1}{2} \end{gather} There are zero or more lines that are normal to both curves. In other words, ...
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intersection of a line and plane on a 3-sphere

Suppose I have two 4D points, $\mathbf{a}=(a_1,a_2,a_3,a_4)$ and $\mathbf{b}=(b_1,b_2,b_3,b_4)$, that both lie on a unit 3-sphere (i.e. unit distance from origin). In addition, I have a 2-D plane that ...
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Solving a system of equation and finding the largest possible value of one of the variables

This problem comes from question 5 in the PUMAC Algebra A competition (link here): Suppose $w, x, y, z$ satisfy $$w+x+y+z=25$$ $$wx+wy+wz+xy+xz+yz=2y+2x+193$$ The largest possible value of $w$ can ...
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number of ordered pairs of integers (x,y) satisfying the equation

i need to find number of ordered pairs of integers(x,y) satisfying below equation. $$x^2 + 6x + y^2 = 4$$ i have tried and i think x<0 . is there a specific way to solve such equations?
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What is the solution to the system $\frac{df_n}{dt} = kf_{n-1}-(k+l)f_n+lf_{n+1}$?

I'm trying to solve the system $$ \begin{matrix} & \frac{df_1}{dt} = kf_1+lf_2 \\ & \vdots \\ & \frac{df_n}{dt} = kf_{n-1}-(k+l)f_n+lf_{n+1} \\ & \vdots \\ & \frac{df_N}{dt} = ...
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number of solution to the given equation.

a,b,c, are all non-negative integers such that a + b + c=100 and 1000a + 300b + 50c = 10000 How many such triplets are possible? i have tried to reduce ...
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Strategies to work with system of trigonometric inequality

I'm trying solve this problem using matlab, anybody know good strategies to work with system of trigonometric inequalities such as $ ...
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solving system of equations(nonlinear)

I am trying to solve the following system of equations: $$\frac{kq^2}{d}=mg(L-L\cos(t))+\frac{kq^2}{r}$$ $$\sin(t)=\frac{x}{L}$$ $$r^2=(L-L\cos(t))^2+(x+d)^2$$ The parameters are: $k,L,d,q,m,g$ The ...
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Can I convert between a rotation about an axis and a rotation according to two angles (all in 3D) without solving a system of nonlinear equations?

I am writing a program that needs to be able to switch between a rotation described by 2 angles to a rotation described an axis and one angle. I found one way to do this from this question, which ...
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solve for three unknowns with two equations

Apple cost 97 dollars. Orange cost 56 and lemon cost 3. The total amount spent is 16047 dollars and total fruits bought is 240 and each one is bought atleast one. Calculate how many of each have been ...
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When do two integral superellipses have 'nice' intersections?

A recent question posed the nonlinear system \begin{cases} 3x^3+4y^3=7\\ 4x^4+3y^4=16 \end{cases} for real $(x,y)$ and asked for the sum $x+y$. As noted by commentary in the question, this regrettably ...
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Infinite set of equations

Consider an infinite set of equations in an infinite number of variables, if every finite subset of equations has a solution, must the entire set of equations have one? Each equation contains a ...
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Solving systems of equations with trigonometric terms

I am trying to solve (or rather find the least squares solution for) a system of equations with trigonometric terms in them. The system consists of pairs of equations of the form $a_1 \cos\theta - ...
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Given system of equations $a+b = 2, ab=4$ solve $a^2+b^2=?$ and $a^3=?$

I am trying to solve $a^2+b^2$ and $a^3$ given $a+b = 2, ab=4$. I have the key with the answers $a^2+b^2=-4$ and $a^3=-8$ but am wondering which steps to take to get to that answer. My understanding ...
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How to solve the equations system?

I have a system of equations that I don't know how to solve. 1) $x = a - y$ ; 2)$ y = b \times sin(90 -z)$; 3) $z = \dfrac{(x - c )^2 }{b^2 \times e^2}$ $a, b, c, d$ and $e$ are known. How can I ...
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Solving system of equations

I have the following set of equations: $y = f(a,b)$ $a = f(y)$ $\dot{b} = f(b,y,\dot{y})$ which I like to solve for $y$. I was wondering if there is some numerical method which I can apply to ...
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Variable bounds of under-determined linear system

If I have a non-negative, under-determined linear system $\mathbf{Ax}=\mathbf{b}$ $\mathbf{x}\geq\mathbf{0}$ is there a fast way to compute the upper and lower bounds on values of each element of ...
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Predator Prey Equation

The Predator-Prey Equation is outlined by the following equation: $$\left\{ \begin{array}{l} \frac{dx}{dt}=\alpha x-\beta xy \\ \frac{dy}{dt}=-\gamma y+\delta xy \end{array} \right.$$ Can someone ...
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solving the system

solve the system : $$ y+|x-2|=3 $$, $$ |x+y|= m $$ graphicly when $m$ equals $6$. I can easily (realtively) skecth the first graph , however, how the bloody hell do you sketch $|x+y|= 6$??
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How to solve a system of three nonlinear equation in a simple way

Given the system: $$ \begin{cases} x^2y^2+x^2z^2=axyz & \\ y^2z^2+y^2x^2=bxyz &\\ z^2x^2+z^2y^2=cxyz \end{cases} $$ The solution could be gotten in a very tedious way. Is ...
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how to solve these equation?

For $a , b , x , y$ are members of $\mathbb{R}$ If $ax+by=3\\ax^2+by^2=7\\ax^3+by^3=16\\ax^4+by^4=42$ then $ax^5+by^5=?$ a lot of thanks for all comments
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Removing parametrization from a system of equations

Consider the following system : $$ \begin{aligned} \frac{d^2t}{d\lambda^2} &= -f\left(t\right)\frac{d t}{d \lambda}\frac{d t}{d \lambda} -A\frac{d g\left(t,x\right)}{d \lambda}\frac{d t}{d ...
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System of ODE's with varying times.

Sorry for the vague question, I wasn't really sure how to phrase this. This isn't for homework, it's a problem I am working on. It's been a long time since I've taken differential equations and I'm ...
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How find the value of the $x+y$

Question: let $x,y\in \Bbb R $, and such $$\begin{cases} 3x^3+4y^3=7\\ 4x^4+3y^4=16 \end{cases}$$ Find the $x+y$ This problem is from china some BBS My idea: since ...
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Matlab: solve system of equations using substitution

Suppose I want to solve a system of equations $F(x)$ which is shown as below: $x_1^3+1=0$ $x_1+x_2=0$ I want to substitute $x$ by $x_1=2y_1, x_2=3y_2$. Then the original system is transformed to ...
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Iterative Equation Problem with Constraints

I was given a programming riddle recently. It was eluded to that there is an equation, but I was told that finding the equation was not the goal, and that writing a simple program was the goal. I ...
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Solve the System of Equations in Real $x$,$y$ and $z$

Solve for $x$,$y$ and $z$ $\in $ $\mathbb{R}$ if $$\begin{align} x^2+x-1=y \\ y^2+y-1=z\\ z^2+z-1=x \end{align}$$ My Try: if $x=y=z$ then the two triplets $(1,1,1)$ and ...
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Underdetermined system of equations

I am sorry in advance if the question I am going to ask is trivial. I have a problem of underdetermined system of equations (6 unknowns and three equations).All unknowns are between 0 and 1. Are there ...
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system of equations with coefficients in finite field

Suppose we have three simultaneously equations with $4$ variables with coefficients in finite fields, i.e. $$\alpha_1A_1 + \beta_1B_1+\gamma_1C_1 + \theta_1D_1=x$$ $$\alpha_2A_1 + ...
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Find the polynomial function

Anybody knows how to find the polynomial function with evaluated values, where if the degree is $n$ I have $n+1$ values of the function like $f(0) = a_0, f(1) = a_1, \ldots, f(n) = a_n$.
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bounds of solution to the system of nonlinear equations

I have a system of nonlinear equations: \begin{eqnarray*} F_1(x,y) &=& 0,\\ F_2(x,y) &=& 0, \end{eqnarray*} where $F_i(x,y)$ with $i=1,2$ are continuosly differentiable in $(x,y)$. ...
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Prove that $b^2 pr =q^2 ac$ using matrices

Let $i_1,i_2$ and $j_1,j_2$ be non-zero real roots of $ax^2+bx+c$ and $px^2+qx+r$ respectively, where a,p $\neq$0. If the system of equations $ i_1y+i_2z=0$ and $j_1y+j_2z=0$ has a non-trivial ...
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Solving system of two linear odes

I am trying to solve \begin{align} y_1'+B_{12}y_1=\beta_{12}y_2\\ Ay_2'+B_{21}y_2=\beta_{21}y_1, \end{align}with $y_1(0)=y_2(0)=y_0$. I find the eigenvalues to be ...
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Solution of a DAE system of two ODE of second degree

I should solve the following DAE system: $$\ddot{x}(t)=-\alpha y(t)$$ $$\ddot{y}(t)=\beta x(t)$$ with the conditions: $x(t)\ge0$, $y(t)\ge0$ and $x(t)+y(t)=N$ with $N\gt 0$. I'm able to solve the ...
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Solving an augmented coefficient matrix so there are infinitely solutions

I am trying to figure out this math problem. For what values $a,b$ does the linear system have infinitely many solutions? This is the matrix $$ \left[ \begin{array}{ccc|c} ...
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A nonlinear system of equation

In the real numbder set: $x,y,z$ are variable, $a_i,b_i,c_i,d_i$ is given ($i\in\{1,2,3\}$) What is the conditions for the following equations have solutions? $$a_1xy+b_1x+c_1y=d_1$$ ...
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For which values of $a, b$ does the system of equations NOT have any solutions?

I am trying to solve this math problem: For which values of $a$ and $b$ does the linear system represented by the augmented matrix not have any solution? $$ \left[ \begin{array}{ccc|c} ...
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Solve a system of equations.

I have a system of equations: \begin{align} & x_{21} (\frac{\partial}{\partial x_{11}}f_{1111})( x_{11} , x_{21}, y_{11} , y_{21} ) + \frac{y_{21}}{x_{11}^2} (\frac{\partial}{\partial ...
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Cramer's rule and linear dependence/independence test

When you have the system of equations: $$ax + by = e\\cx + dy = f$$ And you do some row operations to eliminate $y$, we get: $$x = \frac{ed-bf}{ad-bc}\tag{1}$$ If we eliminate $x$ we get: $$y = ...
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Converting sums to matrix equations

I am able to transform basic sums to vector/matrix equations. But now I have something like: $$ c_{p,q} = \sum_{n=1}^N \sum_{r=1}^R \sum_{s=1}^S e_n x_{n-q-s,p} \cdot h_{r,s} \cdot g_r \cdot ...
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I am having problems with this system of equations [closed]

Hello guys im trying to work out the follow system with no success: $$\left\{\begin{array}{rcl}x+2y&=& 6 \\3x^2-xy+4y^2&=&48\end{array}\right. $$ why? thanks. I tried to solve it ...
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Help inverting a non-linear polynomial system of equations

I have a set of two equations like this $$ \gamma_3=\left(\frac{1}{\sqrt{1+2c_3^2+6c_4^2}}\right)^3 \left( \alpha_1\,c_3^3 + \alpha_2\,c_3c_4^2 + \alpha_3\,c_3c_4 + \alpha_4\,c_4\right)\\ ...
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How can I write a system of equations puzzle if given the solutions? (work backwards?)

\begin{matrix} a = 12 & b = 6 & c = 5 & d = 1 & e = 0\\ \end{matrix} How can I create a fun puzzle or word problem that would arrive at this solution above? For example, ...
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Pair of PDEs to be solved together

I have the following pair of equations to be solved together to find the functions $H_{x}$ and $H_{y}$, which are the components of a vector $\bar{H}(x,y)=H_{x}(x,y)\hat{x}+H_{y}(x,y)\hat{y}$ in ...
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Solving coupled first-order linear ODEs

Basically this question comes from population modelling. Let y be the population of Lions and let x be the population of deer. By ignoring the effect of deer, we observe that $$dy/dt = k_2 y$$ ...
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Find the equation of the plane passing through $P(0,0,1)$ and containing $x=y=z$

Find the equation of the plane passing through $P(0,0,1)$ and containing $x=y=z$ a) y-z=0 b) x-z=0 c) z+x=1 d) x-y=0 My attempt: I considered the point $P(0,0,1)$ for hypothesis and ...
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Time needed to algebraically solve system of $15$ nonlinear equations with parameters

How long can I expect it will take to algebraically solve a system of $15$ nonlinear equations (without any numbers, only parameters), if I feed it into a computing software? I'm asking for symbolic ...
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How prove this equation have more one solution $x_{1}+x_{2}+\cdots+x_{n}=d,x_{1}x_{2}\cdots x_{n}=b$

Let $x_{i}\in \mathbb{Z},i=1,2,\ldots,n$, and such that $1\le x_{1}\le x_{2}\le\cdots\le x_{n}$. Show that $$\begin{cases} x_{1}+x_{2}+\cdots+x_{n}=d\\ x_{1}x_{2}\cdots x_{n}=b\\ b,d\in \mathbb{Z} ...