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Linear Algebra (Ax=B)

I am having some difficulty thinking about a certain concept in my linear notes. I will post below the theorem that is involved, Theorem: Let X$_0$ be a particular solution of the system AX = B ...
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How to solve a system of two linear equations with two unknowns?

How do I solve this system of equations? $$\begin{cases} 7(a+b)=b-a \\4(3a+2b)=b-8\end{cases}$$ Progress I tried both substitution and elimination, but when I set $a$ or $b$ free on one side, I ...
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How to find system of equations from solution space

I have to find homogeneous system of linear equations whose solution space is: V = span((1,-2,4,3),(1,-1,6,4),(3,-8,8,3)). First I found vectors were linearly dependent, so I discarded the third ...
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system of congruence - my approach

We have: $$k^3 + l^3 \equiv 0 \pmod{17}\\ k^2 + l^2 \equiv 0 \pmod{17} $$ And I get: $$k = 17n+r_k\\ l = 17m+r_l$$ And I analyzed possible rests respect to system of congruences. My result is: $$ ...
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Can one solve this system of qudratic equations unambigiously?

Given the parameters $p_1, p_2, p_3$ I want to know if the following system can be solved: $p_1 a + p_2 c + ef = 0\\ p_1 b + cd + p_3 f = 0\\ ab + p_2 d + p_3 f = 0\\ p_1^2 +a^2+b^2=1\\ ...
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Solving an equation with boundary conditions to find coefficients

I want to find the unknown constants in the function $f(x,y)=A(e^{-i.k_{x}x}+C_{1}x+C_{2})(e^{-i.k_{y}y}+C_{3}y+C_{4})$, using the following known boundary conditions and auxiliary equation ...
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Transforming a nonlinear system to a linear system

Suppose I have two points in $\mathbb{R}^2$ and I wish to find values of parameters $a$ and $b$ such that I obtain the power law $y=ax^b$ which goes through the two given points. I can solve the ...
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Solving a non-linear set of equations with non-exact constant values

I have a set of nonlinear equations which are related to a physical system. The constants of these equations (light hand side values-LHS) are determined through some measurement methods. It means that ...
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Find the roots of a polynomial in Matlab

I have a polynomial $f$ of order 15 and I want to find its roots. For solve(f==0), the answer is ...
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Finding equilibrium points of differential equation

Given the system $$ x'=xe^{y-3}$$ $$\space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space y'=2\sin(x)+3-y$$ Find the equilibrium points and decide ...
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Solving simultaneous equations with `min{}` function

I have following system of m number of simultaneous equations with min{} function. These equations are symmetric as well. ...
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Solving for a single variable in a quadratic system

I have a quadratic system of $n$ equations that looks like: $$ A_{ij}x_{j}y + B_{ij}x_{j}=0 $$ For $i=0...n$, where $A_{i,j}$ and $B_{ij}$ are integer matrices and sums over $j$ are implied. Is there ...
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How to find a linear equation with the same solution set?

I have this homework question that I solved, but it was so easy that I feel like I did something wrong. Can someone just confirm that my approach to this problem was correct? So, I have to find a ...
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How can I solve this set of linear coupled system?

Consider the matrix $A=\begin{bmatrix} -2k & k \\ k & -2k \end{bmatrix}$ .I have to solve this linear coupled system : $X'' = A.X$, where $X= \begin{bmatrix} x_1(t) \\ x_2(t) \end{bmatrix}$ ...
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Using jacobian to solve a nonlinear system of equations?

I have to solve a system of nonlinear equations using jacobian but I'm not sure how to solve for the solutions. I remember one of my friends doing $Ax = B$; where jacobian matrix was $A$, but im not ...
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Physics problem, stuck in algebra.

I end up with the equations; $$u=u_1' \cos(a)+u_2' \cos(b)$$ $$u_1' \sin(a)=u_2' \sin(b)$$ $$u^2=u_1'^2+u_2'^2$$ I have to show that $$a+b=\frac{\pi}{2}$$ $x'$ isn't the derivative of $x$, it's a ...
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Avoiding initial guess in Newton Method for nonlinear systems

Peace be upon you, I am solving the following system of equations for finding $\gamma$ and $\theta$, while I have about 18000 pairs of $\{c1,c2\}$ constants (i.e. I have about 18000 of such systems ...
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Solution to a system of nonlinear equations

Do you know any method to solve the following system of nonlinear equations ? $\begin{equation} 141,3829=A+\frac{B}{323}+5,78C+F323^{E}\\ 69,07645=A+\frac{B}{333}+5,81C+F333^{E}\\ ...
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System of linear equation matrix? [duplicate]

How would I do this question. Determine the value(s) of $h$ such that the matrix is augmented of a consistent linear system. My matrix \begin{bmatrix} 1&h&4\\ 3&6&8 \end{bmatrix} I ...
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Horse Betting Odds - But Guaranteed Win!

Suppose four horses - $A, B, C$, and $D$ - are entered in a race and the odds on them, respectively, are $6$ to $1$, $5$ to $1$, $4$ to $1$, and $3$ to $1.$ If you bet $\$1$ on $A$, then you receive ...
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Solving system of equations with complex numbers

Equation 1$$ \frac{V_{1}}{5} + \frac{V_{1}-V_{2}}{10+j6} - 10\angle45^\circ = 0 $$ Equation 2 $$ -4V_{1} + \frac{V_{2}-V_{1}}{10+j6} + \frac{V_{3}}{-j2} + \frac{V_{3}}{8+j7} = 0 $$ Equation 3 $$ ...
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System of linear equation

Determine the value for k for which the system of linear equation has infinitely many solution. \begin{cases} 2x - y = 2\\ 4x + ky = 4 \end{cases}
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Find the fundamental matrix of a system of ODEs?

To linearize a system, in one of the steps I am required to find the fundamental matrix $\Phi$(t) of a system such that $\Phi$(0)=I. The example system my professor used: $\dot{x} = x - y - x^3 - ...
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Algorithms for solving overdetermined, homogeneous linear systems with multivariate polynomial coefficients

I would like to solve overdetermined, homogeneous linear systems of equations with multivariate polynomial coefficients, i.e., $Ap=0$ with $A$ an $m\times n$ matrix, $m\gg n$, and $a_{i,j} \in ...
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Solving a system of first order differential equations

So, I have (another) problem with differential equations (from an optimal control problem). I am trying to solve the following system of DEs (is this even a system?): $$ \lambda'(t) = r \lambda(t) + ...
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Algebraic process to find numbers so that $xy=45$ and $x+y=18$

Can someone help me with the following question? The sum of two numbers is $18$ and their product is $45$. Find the numbers. I know that the answer is $15$ and $3$. But how do I find that answer ...
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Mathematica Output Meaning ({{}}) [closed]

What does an output of {{}} mean in mathematica after solving a system? Best Regards
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Techniques for solving coupled differential equations

I am trying to solve a system of coupled differential equations to plot streamlines using Matlab. The equations are these: $$\frac{\mathrm{d}x}{\mathrm{d}t} = -3x - 5y$$ ...
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Systems of equations with multiplication [closed]

If $M \times E = 6$; $N \times S = 20$; $E \times S = 15$; $E \times N = 12$; $S\times A = 30$; Then $M \times E\times N\times S\times A =$ ?
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Trying to calculate 5 simultanious equations in Mathematica

$\def\1{x_1}\def\2{x_2}\def\3{x_3}\def\f{f(\1,\2,\3)}\def\bs{\bigskip}\def\b{\begin{pmatrix}}\def\e{ ...
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Find the number of escalator steps from the number of steps made by people walking on it

Renata walks down an escalator that moves up and counts $150$ steps. Her sister Fernanda climbs the same escalator and counts $75$ steps. If the speed of Renata (in steps per time unit) is three times ...
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Solving system of equations in rationals

Do there exist solutions to solve system of $n-2$ equations with $n-2$ variables where $n$ is fixed even integer and $a_i,b,c\in\mathbb{Q},i\in\{0,1,2,\cdots,n-5\}$ $$\left\{ ...
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Finding the value of a variable present in two functions

I have two functions each containing a variable besides an $x$. $$kx-3\quad \text{ and }\quad x^2+k$$ I set them equal to each other, but my algebra is failing me and I can't remember how to solve ...
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How to solve the system of equations $y= 5x^2-2x$ and $y=10x+9 $?

I am trying to solve this system of equations $y= 5x^2-2x$ and $y=10x+9$. I have worked the problem out and I am lost could someone please explain it? I have a test tomorrow over this information.
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Constrained Newton-Raphson method

Peace be upon you, I want to solve a system of two equations in which the existence of $ln\left(\frac{\alpha}{\alpha+\beta}\right)$ function makes some limitations in iterations of the Newton-Raphson ...
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RL circuit as a system of first-order ODEs

The system is as follows:\begin{align}i_1&=i_2+i_3,\\50\sin t&=6i_1+i_2'+5i_2,\\50\sin t&=6i_1+i_3',\end{align} I have to find $i_2,i_3$. This is my first circuit I'm trying to solve, but ...
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Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Mean, Harmonic Mean and their relations

If $a$ be the arithmetic mean between $b$ and $c$, $b$ be the geometric mean between $c$ and $a$ then prove that $c$ is the harmonic mean between $a$ and $b$. I expressed $a$ as $$a=\frac{(b+c)}{2}$$ ...
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What is the (currently) optimal root finding algorithm for multivariate functions? [closed]

Let's say we wish to find the roots of the function: $f(x,y,\cdots) = 0 \;,$ so, for a minimal example: $xy - 1 = 0 \; .$ I know there are different methods to solve this problem for the ...
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Is there any simple analytic method for solving $\sqrt{x}+y=7$ and $x+\sqrt{y}=11$ simultaneously. [duplicate]

I am thinking of a nice and simple analytic method to solve the following equations simultaneously: $$\sqrt x+y=7;\\x+\sqrt y=11.$$ To my suprise I can't. But, I solve the system numerically using ...
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Initial value problem with a delta term

Im having trouble solving this initial value problem. I know how to solve it without the delta-term (C1*e^(lambda*t)*S1 + C2*e^(lambda*t)*S2), but how do i solve it with a delta term?
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Substitution vs Elimination in Solving Systems of Equations

When solving systems of equations, is it more efficient in terms of time to solve it using substitution or elimination, and what are your reasons for saying so?
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System of non-linear equations.

I have to find all triplets $(x,y,z)$ that satisfy: $$x^{2012} + y^{2012} + z^{2012} = 3\\x^{2013} + y^{2013} + z^{2013} = 3\\x^{2014} + y^{2014} + z^{2014} = 3$$ I've found the trivial solution ...
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Problem of choice under conditions of certainty and with immediate effect.

A transport company expects to deliver 8,000 tons of goods per month for six months, 6000 tons per month for three months, 5000 tons in July, 5000 tons in August, and 4000 tons in January. Each truck ...
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Find all complex number $z\in\Bbb{C}$ such that $\vert z\vert=\vert z^{-1}\vert=\vert z-1\vert$

Find all complex number $z\in\Bbb{C}$ such that $$\vert z\vert=\vert z^{-1}\vert=\vert z-1\vert$$ I tried to write $z=a+ib$, clearly $z=1$ is not a solution. I have to solve $$\left\{ ...
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Transformation of inverse to a system of linear equations

I have $X = (U'WU)^{-1}U'$ to be solved. Suppose $U'$ is $3 \times 7, W$ is $7 \times 7$ positive definite matrix, $U'$ is of rank 3. So, I transformed $(U'WU)^{-1}U'$ as $(U'WU)^{-1}U'WU = I\\ XWU ...
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Is there anyway to find the values for equation with two variables

Is there mathematical anyway to find the values for equation with two variables? as example: I have y = (20x+3)r+x and y is 50. then what is x and r values?
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How can I find the R values

I have the following equations : $$\begin{cases}K = \frac{B – 3}{20}\\ K = (20S+3)R+S\\ K = 20S^2 + (20N+7)S + N\\ N= R - S \end{cases}$$ - And I have the $B$ values, e.g : 834343, 3253538, ...
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Can a straight line be drawn from origin to co-ordinate X,Y?

Given a co-ordinate P(X,Y), can a straight line be drawn from origin to P, if there is wall existing with end points A(X1,Y1) and B(X2,Y2)? My Approach: I first of all wrote the equations from origin ...
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how can I find equation variables?

I have the following equations : $$\begin{cases}K = \frac{B – 3}{20}\\ K = (20S+3)R+S\\ K = 20S^2 + (20N+7)S + N\\ N=S-R \end{cases}$$ - And I have the $B$ values, e.g : 173, 283, 2343, 834343 ...
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What is the non-trivial, general solution of these equal ratios? [closed]

Provide non-trivial solution of the following: $$\frac{a}{b+c}=\frac{b}{c+a}=\frac{c}{a+b}$$ $a=?, b=?, c=?$ The solution should be general.