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Solve the system of equations by variable estimation

Solve the system of equations: $\left\{\begin{array}{l}(x-1)\sqrt{x-y^2}=y(x-2y+1)\\y\sqrt{x-1}+3\sqrt{x-y^2}=2x+y-1\end{array}\right.$ I guess there is only one solution $(x;y)=(2;1)$. This is my ...
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Convergence of a particular fixed point iteration scheme

Setup I have the following non-linear system of equations: $$ \mathbf{x} P(\mathbf{x}) = 0 $$ where $\mathbf{x} \in \mathbb{R}_{>0}^n$ is a probability distribution, i.e., $\sum_i x_i = 1$, and ...
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Solve the system of equations with one symmetrical equation

Solve the system of equations: $\left\{\begin{array}{l}x^3-y^3+(3x^2+y-2)\sqrt{y+1}-(3y^2+x-2)\sqrt{x+1}=0\\x^2+y^2+xy-7x-6y+14=0\end{array}\right.$ I used wolframalpha.com and got the solution: ...
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Solve the system of equations with $x=y$

Solve the system of equations: $\left\{\begin{array}{l}\sqrt{x^2+(y-2)(x-y)}+\sqrt{xy}=2y\\\sqrt{xy+x+5}-\dfrac{6x-5}{4}=\dfrac{1}{4}\left(\sqrt{2y+1}-2\right)^2\end{array}\right.$ I used ...
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How to find the position on a circle that satisfies two constraints?

Say I'm given an point P1 at coordinates $(x_1,y_1)$, and another point $P_2$ at coordinates $(x_2,y_2)$. Then I have a point $P_0$ that needs to be at coordinates $(x,y)$ such that it is a fixed ...
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Solve the follwing system of equations for $x, y$ and $z$

$$\frac{y+z}{5}=\frac{z+x}{8}=\frac{x+y}{9}$$ and $$6(x+y+z)=11$$ My teacher told me that I would have to get $3$ different equations to get $x, y$ and $z$. I've tried many methods and I'm confused ...
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When is this iteration guaranteed to converge

I have a nonlinear $N$-component equation of the form $x_n = \sum_m f_n(x_m),$ where $f$ is some function and the goal is to find a set of $x_n$ that satisfies this equation. I have experimented ...
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Lagrange multipliers, once I use the constraint equation, do I have to worry about it again later?

I am solving $ grad [f(x,y,z)]$ = $\lambda$grad[g(x,y,z)] I have then three equations, one involving x's and lambdas, another involving y's and lambdas and a third involving z's and lambdas. I then ...
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I need Integer Solution to this Equation [duplicate]

I need to know how to solve this equation where x and y are both variables Find integer Solutions. $$ \frac{1}{x} + \frac{1}{y} = \frac{1}{2} $$ from what I know I need at least 2 equations to solve ...
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How exactly do we do Gauss elimination?

This is a matrix: $$\begin{bmatrix} 1 & 1 & 1\\ 1 & 2 & 3\\ 1 & 3 & k \end{bmatrix}\begin{bmatrix} x\\ y\\ z \end{bmatrix}= \begin{bmatrix} 3\\ 6\\ 4+k \end{bmatrix}$$ ...
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Resolve this system:

Im tried to resolve this problem: $$\max\quad f\left( x,y \right) =xy\quad \text{s.a}\quad \begin{cases} x^2 +y^2+z^2 -1=0 \\ x+y+z=0 \end{cases}$$ Well, i form the lagrangian and the respective ...
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Is there a way to delineate the parameter of highest influence in a system of differential equations?

So I have a system of nonlinear ordinary differential equations dependent on parameters. These equations can traditionally be solved numerically with robust methods and the solution is well defined. ...
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Quick way to solve the system $\displaystyle \left( \frac{3}{2} \right)^{x-y} - \left( \frac{2}{3} \right)^{x-y} = \frac{65}{36}$, $xy-x+y=118$.

Consider the system $$\begin{aligned} \left( \frac{3}{2} \right)^{x-y} - \left( \frac{2}{3} \right)^{x-y} & = \frac{65}{36}, \\ xy -x +y & = 118. \end{aligned}$$ I have solved it by ...
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Fruit vendor selling fruit

This is a very interesting word problem that I came across in an old textbook of mine. So I know its got something to do with simultaneous diophantine equations, but other than that, the textbook gave ...
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Solving a three variable equation

I have three given values, suppose a=1.86, b=2.6 and c=4.2. Now I have to figure out x,y,z such that $x\gt 0,y\gt 0$ and $z\gt 0$ $x+y+z=1$ $a*x\gt 1, b*y\gt 1$ and $cz\gt 1$ I need a ...
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solve system equation: $ 2a^2 - 1 = b, 2b^2 - 1 = c, 2c^2 - 1 = a $

I have this system equation: $$ 2a^2 - 1 = b $$ $$ 2b^2 - 1 = c $$ $$ 2c^2 - 1 = a $$ From system equation we see that $ a \neq 0 , b \neq 0, c \neq 0 $ , so : $ 2a^2 - 1 \neq 0 => a \neq ...
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Proving that if $ad-bc \neq 0$ then there is an unique solution to the linear system with 2 unknowns and 2 equations

Exercise: Prove that if $ad-bc \neq 0$, then the system $$ ax + by = j \\ cx + dy = k $$ has an unique solution. This is from the very first subsection of Hefferon's Linear Algebra, and also the ...
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Problem with Solve a Differential Equation

I Have a little problem . I wrote this function ( function describe dynamics of ball-hoop system): ...
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System of Equations: any solutions at all?

I am looking for any complex number solutions to the system of equations: $$\begin{align} |a|^2+|b|^2+|c|^2&=\frac13 \\ \bar{a}b+a\bar{c}+\bar{b}c&=\frac16 (2+\sqrt{3}i). \end{align}$$ Note ...
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Finding the Inverse of Polynomial Equations (Approximatly)

Assume one is given a set of two equations of the form: $$x(u,v) = u + a_1 u^2 + b_1 u v + c_1 v^2$$ $$y(u,v) = v + a_2 u^2 + b_2 u v + c_2 v^2$$ And one would like to find the inverse functions, ...
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Solution of the equation… [closed]

How to find out the analytic solutions of the equation $1-4\sin^2\frac{\theta}{2}=\frac{\sin\theta(n-1)}{\sin\theta n}$ in the interval $(0, \pi)$? $n$ is an arbitrary integer constant.
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Positive solutions to a system of linear diophantine equations

A system of equations is $$x_1+x_2+x_3+x_4=b_1$$ $$x_1+x_5+x_6+x_7=b_2$$ $$x_2+x_5+x_7+x_8=b_3$$ $$x_3+x_6+x_8+x_{10}=b_4$$ $$x_4+x_7+x_9+x_{10}=b_5$$ $b_1,...,b_5$ and $x_1,...,x_{10}$ are positive ...
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Computer algebra system for solving systems of partial differential equations / PDEs [closed]

Looking for a symbolic computer algebra system software package, capable of symbolically solving systems of partial differential equations (PDEs). I am certain this can be done with Maple and ...
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System of symmetric equations

I was working on writing some problems for a contest, and I wrote the following system of equations: \begin{align*} x^2+yz&=259,\\ y^2+zx&=217,\\ z^2+xy&=203. \end{align*} Of course, ...
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Generalizing the algebraic nature of linear inconsistent system

I want to know whether solving any inconsistent linear system in any dimension end up in a similar manner that is $0 = a$ where a is non zero. For 2D, the only reason for inconsistent system can be ...
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Can this system of linear equations have infinite solutions?

$ax_1 + bx_2 + 2x_3 = 1$ $x_1 + x_2 + x_3 = 1$ I'm fairly sure that I cannot, however my exam prep question seems to suggest that it might (perhaps it's poorly worded).
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How To Solve This Non-Linear System (Ellipsoid-Plane-Cone Intersection)

Any help on how to solve this ellipsoid-plane-cone intersection problem or just even how to approach it will be greatly appreciated. All vectors are in $\mathbb{R}^3$ and I am trying to find ...
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Finding for which value of an unknown a linear system has a single solution

I have a system of linear equations (two equations, two variables) and an unknown coefficient a. I need to find which values of ...
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Polynomial roots finding algorithm

My initial problem is a parameter estimation problem that is solved by minimining a least-square criterion with the Gauss-Newton algorithm. However finding a good initial iterate is very tedious. ...
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Find the dimension of the vector space of solutions of $3 \times 4$ matrices $N$ where $N^{T}M=0$

Let $M$ be the $3 \times 4$ matrix displayed below $$ \begin{bmatrix} 1 &3&2&4\\ 2&4&3&5\\ 3&5&4&6\\ \end{bmatrix} $$ I want to find the dimension of the vector ...
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Solving a set of $N$ (what I hope may become) linear equations

When faced with $N$ beads on a string, I found the following equation $$-\omega^2A_p+2\omega_0^2A_p-\omega_0^2(A_{p+1}+A_{p-1})=0$$ Where $p=1,2,\dots,N$ and $A_0=A_{N+1}=0$ I know I can't solve for ...
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Which Coefficient will Make a 2-Variable Linear System Solvable?

This is most likely a pretty simple problem although my textbook doesn't quite explain how to solve it. I have a linear system with two equations and two variables (x and y) below: ...
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trouble with non-homogeneous ODE system… which method shall I use?

I am an undergrad statistics student and I am having troubles with non-homogeneous ODE systems. During my classes I went over just three methods for solving odes: Laplace transform, Fourier transform ...
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Amount of solutions added to a system of equations through the application of non-invertible operations.

Let's say we had a linear equation of the form $ax+b=c$ we then solve it for $x$ getting, let's say, $x=5$. Just for fun, let's pretend we haven't realized we had solved the problem, so we square ...
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How can I solve this variable-coefficient ODE system?

I originally have a linear, homogeneous, second-order variable coefficient ODE system of this form: $X''(x) = A(x)X(x)$, where $X(x) = $\begin{bmatrix} f(x) \\ g(x) \\ \end{bmatrix} ...
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Solve system equation: $ \sqrt{a- \sqrt{b}} = \sqrt{c} - 1, \sqrt{b - \sqrt{c}} = \sqrt{a} - 1, \sqrt{c - \sqrt{a}} = \sqrt{b} - 1 $ [closed]

Can you help me how to solve this system equation: $$ \sqrt{a - \sqrt{b}} = \sqrt{c} - 1 $$ $$ \sqrt{b - \sqrt{c}} = \sqrt{a} - 1 $$ $$ \sqrt{c - \sqrt{a}} = \sqrt{b} - 1 $$
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system of equations 3 variables

I should find $A,B$ and $C$. I know answers but can't figure out how to solve it. Anyone? We are to find value of $x^4+y^4+z^4$ when $x, y$ and $z$ are real numbers which satisfy the following ...
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Solve the equation: $x^3+7x^2+16x+5=(1-2x)\sqrt[3]{-3x^2-7x+5}$

Solve the equation: $x^3+7x^2+16x+5=(1-2x)\sqrt[3]{-3x^2-7x+5}$ I used wolframalpha.com and get the solution: $x\in\{-3;2\sqrt2-3\}$ When $x=-3$, $\sqrt[3]{-3x^2-7x+5}=-1$ When $x=2\sqrt2-3$, ...
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Steady states of a system

How can I find the steady states? I am aware that the condition is to equal 0 but I am not able to say how many steady states there are... $$\begin{cases} \dot x=x-y^2 \\ \dot y= -x+2y-z^2 \\ \dot z= ...
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Lagrange multipliers problem with two constraints

Hi guys I am working with the following polynomial and I am trying to find the $\lambda , \mu$. I have a polynomial and I am trying to do Lagrange multipliers. Here is what I have. $f(x,y,z)= a ...
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Need help with this proof, I don't understand it , could anyone clarify some of the details. System of linear Differential equations.

$$(*)X'=A(t)X - system$$ $$(*)PX(\alpha)+QX(\beta)=0.$$-border conditions, where P,Q constant square matrices $n \times n $. Let $Y(t)$ be the fundamental matrix for the system $(*)$ normed for$ t= ...
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Inverse of pairing function

I am looking for the inverse of the unordered pairing function: $$ \langle x,y\rangle = xy + \left\lfloor \frac{\big( |x-y|-1 \big)^2}{4} \right\rfloor $$ where $x$ and $y$ are positive integers. ...
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How do you solve this system of equation?

if $J_x= \oint y^2 ds $ and $J_y= \oint x^2 ds $ and $J_{xy} = \oint xy ds $ how I can find $a$ and $b$? $$\left\{\begin{matrix} a.J_{xy}+b.J_x=-M_x\\ a.J_y+bJ_{xy}=M_y \end{matrix}\right.$$ ...
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Let the system $Ax=b$ be incompatible. Prove that $C^kx=0, C=[A,b]$ is determined for all $k\in \Bbb{N}$.

Let $A \in \Bbb{R}^{n \times (n-1) }$ be of rank $n-1$, let $b\in \Bbb{R}^n$. Let the system $Ax=b$ be incompatible. Prove that $C^kx=0, C=[A,b]$ is determined for all $k\in \Bbb{N}$. I can't use ...
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Exact solution to the given system of ODE 1

I'm trying to better understand basic neuroscience systems but I have almost no background in differential equations. Here's the standard leaky integrate-and-fire neuron with conductance based ...
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Properties of polynomials that are polynomial conditions on the coefficients

There are many occasions where we can check whether a (set of) polynomial(s) $f_i$ satisfies certain properties, simply by evaluating a fixed polynomial on the coefficients of the $f_i$. Many times, ...
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How to solve this system to model a simple betting system?

What I am asking is just for my personal curiosity. I was thinking about the betting system (ex. football). For example let's consider just this possibilities to bet: ...
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Solving the linear system $XL + L^TX = M$ efficiently

I'm wondering of an efficient way to solve the following system for the symmetric matrix $X$, given a positive semi-definite matrix $S$ and any matrix $M$: $$ LL^T = S $$ $$ XL + L^TX = M $$ $$ (XL) + ...
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Solution of an equation and a system of inequalities

Consider an integer $n \geq 1$, a positive real number $A$ and a collection of nonnegative real numbers $\{a_{i,j}\}$ defined for $(i,j) \in \{1,\cdots,n\}^2$. I want to find necessary and sufficient ...
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Solve the equations $\|Av\|=1/\|A^{-1}w\|$, $\|w\|=1$

I'm sorry if my question is rather stupid, but I have a brainfreeze right now. I want to prove that, for every $A\in GL(2,\mathbb{R})$ and for every $v\in \mathbb{R}^2$, $\|v\|=1$, I can find $w\in ...