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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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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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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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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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Converting second order system into first order system (ODE)

The second order equation $\frac{d^2\vec{x}}{dt^2} = A\vec{x}\ + \vec{g}(t)$ models an earthquake's effect on a 7-story building. Let $x_j(t)$ be the displacement of the $j$th floor with respect to ...
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Solving a linear system in function of a parameter

Problem: Solve the following system in function of the parameter $b$: \begin{align*} \begin{cases} -bx + 2y - (2+b^2)z + bu &= -2 \\ x -2y + bz -u &= 0 \\ x + (2b-4)y + (2-b)z + (b-1)u &= ...
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Converting a second order n x n system into a first order 2n x 2n system

Say I have the following second order 7 x 7 system of equations: $x_1'' = 10(x_2- x_1- 1)$ $x_2'' = 10(x_3- 2x_2+ x_1)$ $x_3'' = 10(x_4- 2x_3+ x_2)$ $x_4'' = 10(x_5- 2x_4+ x_3)$ $x_5'' = 10(x_6- ...
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Solving a general system of linear equations

We are given a system with n linear equation: $$\forall i\in \{1,...,n\}: i \cdot x_i + \sum_{j=i+1}^{n}x_j= \frac{i}{n}$$ Prove that the solution for this system of equation is $$\forall i\in ...
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How to determine when this two variable transformation is invertible?

I am given: $$ X= U \cos(V) \tag{1}\\ $$ $$ Y = U \sin V \tag{2}$$ Now, I need to: a) Give the respective ranges for $U$ and $V$ in order that the transformation defined is one to one. and ...
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Algebra - Solutions of linear systems

How would I find the real values of $k$ such that the following linear system does not have a unique solution? $$\begin{cases} x + 3y + kz = a \\ 2x + (2k+2)y + (3k-2)z = b \\ kx + (k+4)y + 4z = c ...
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The Lotka-Volterra Model Continued

Consider the following system of equations, and assume that population of prey is measured in thousands, and that the population of predators is measured in hundreds. $$\frac{dx}{dt} = ...
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Predator Prey Model [closed]

Consider the following system of equations, and assume that population of prey is measured in thousands, and that the population of predators is measured in hundreds. $$\frac{dx}{dt} = ...
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Solve system of trigonometric equations

How would you solve a system like this $$ \left\{ \begin{aligned} 0&=E-\sin\left(\theta_1\right) + K \sin\left(\theta_2 - \theta_1\right)\\ 0&=E+\sin\left(\theta_2\right) - K ...
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Why would I divide these two equations to solve for i?

I have the following two equations representing a longer actuarial practice question. I properly set up the equations, but am stumped on how to solve them. The book says to divide the first by the ...
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How to solve the equations of linear combination of sigmoid functions?

Let $\sigma(x)=\frac{1}{1+e^{-x}}$ be the sigmoid function. How to solve such kind of equations? \begin{align*} \sigma(x+y)+\sigma(x-y)=a\\ \sigma(2x+y)+3\sigma(3x-y)=b\\ \end{align*} I guess this ...
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Non computational approach to this equation?

I was thinking about the following problem (not homework): Let $a,b,c,d \in {0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9}$ Find all four digit numbers $abcd$ where the two digit numbers $$ ...
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Solving the equations .

Say , I have two equations : $$y_1=a+bx_{1}+e_1$$ $$y_2=a+bx_{2}+e_2$$ Say , $a=.5$ , $b=2.1$ , $x_1=2$ , $x_2=2.2$ . Now if $e_1=e_2$ , I have to find the relationship between $y_1$ and $y_2$ . ...
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Are there any system(s) of mathematics whose relationship between variables bears difference to that found within mainstream mathematics?

I have been reading up on boolean algebra quite recently, for those not familiar, this type of mathematical system has much to do with the way logic is represented (and is primarily applied to, though ...
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Solving a system of equations containing complex numbers - Gaussian elimination

Problem: Determine the solutions in $\mathbb{C}^3$ of the following system over $\mathbb{C}$: \begin{align*} \begin{cases} 2x+iy-(1+i)z &=1 \\ x-2y+ iz &= 0 \\ -ix +y -(2-i)z &= 1 ...
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Different results while calculating eigenvectors with Gaussian elemination

Regarding this matrix $\begin{matrix} 1 & 1 \\ 1 &-1 \\ \end{matrix}$. In the end I have to solve this equation system: $(\sqrt2-1)x_1-x_2=0$ $-x_1+(\sqrt2+1)x_2=0$ While the ...
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Does this linear system of 5 unknowns and 2 equations have multiple solutions?

\begin{cases} x+ 2y - z + w - t = 0 \\ x - y + z + 3w - 2t = 0 \end{cases} Add 1st to the 2nd: $$2x + y + 4w - 3t = 0 \\ y = -2x - 4w + 3t = 0$$ Substitute y in the 1st: $$x - 4x - 8w + 6t - z ...
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How to describe behavior of population system, given by system of ODEs?

So I have a system of equations:$$x'(t)=x(t)(4-2x(t)-y(t))\\y'(t)=y(t)(3-x(t)-y(t)) $$ What I understand so far is: if we have x being the population of prey and y is the population of predators. x ...
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How to prove the cubic formula without root extraction

I'm trying to prove the cubic formula, in the following form: Given a field $F$ and $x,p,q\in F$, define $m=\frac p3$ and $n=\frac q2$, and suppose also that $\gamma,\tau$ are given such that ...
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Why do the 1's in Gauss Jordan RREF need to be along main diagonal and not other diagonal?

I've practiced G-J elimination and understand most of the algorithm insofar as it represents the different manipulations one can apply to a system of equations. However, when we're talking about ...
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Trouble with two equations with 4 unknowns [closed]

I was wondering if I could receive assistance for the following system: $$\begin{cases}(x/a)^{3.2}+(y/b)^{3.2}=1\\ a/b = 174.1/86\end{cases}$$ I'm looking for integer solutions or how to find them ...