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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 ...
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Using linear algebra (e.g. matrix) methods to solve a system of linear inequalities

Say we have the equation $Ax>b$, where $A$ is an M-by-N matrix, $b$ is a known vector of length N, x is an unknown vector of length N, and the inequality sign means that each element of $Ax$ is ...
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How do I find such matrices $X_{1},\ldots,X_{9} \in \mathrm{M}_{2}(\mathbb{Z}) $?

Is there someone who can give at a least an idea for solving this problem? Determine the matrices $ X_{1} , X_{2} , ..., X_{9} \in \mathrm{M}_{2}(\mathbb{Z})$ such that: $$(X_{1})^{4} + ...
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Linear System - Laplace - Determinant

Can somebody help me? I need to find the determinant of the related matrix with Laplace's method. What is the easiest way to find it? $x+y-z+w=1\\ x+2y+z-w=-1\\ y+2z-2w=-2\\ kx+3z=0$ Thank you for ...
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Can every statement be solved by mathematical induction ? (see details below)

I have the following equation system : $$\sum_{i=1}^n a_i^2 = n $$ $$\sum_{i=1}^n a_i=n$$ here the solution is only $a_i$ =1 . Can it be solved by mathematical induction ? I have tried , but have ...
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Is there an equation to describe translation and rotation?

Suppose a free rod, $l=2r$, is hit on a tip T and translates with $v= 1r/s$ and at the same time rotates with angular velocity $\omega= 1rad/s$. Is there an equation that can determine the position of ...
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How to calculate the intersection points of the same implicit curve in parametric form?

Take the following parametric equation of an implicit curve as an example: $$ \left\{\quad \begin{array}{rl} x=& \dfrac{27}{14} \sin 2 t+\dfrac{15}{14} \sin 3 t \\ y=& \dfrac{27}{14} \cos 2 ...
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Solving Systems of Equations ( Binomial * Trinomial )

This is not a homework question; rather a review for a Mechanical Engineering Board Exam. I need to find an efficient way to solve equations of these types: ...
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How do I solve trigonometrical simultaneous equations?

(Note: this question has elements of physics in it but I am looking for a solution to the purely mathematical side of it.) In trying to work out the resultant velocity and angle of an elastic ...
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System of equations that I'm having trouble with

$a/(x+y) - b/(x-y) = 1$ $b/(x+y) + a/(x-y) = (b^2-a^2)/2ab$ The answer to the values of $x$ and $y$ are given as $x=a-b, y=a+b$. How is that achieved?
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General solution of the system of equations

It seems like an easy question to solve but could not figure it out: If it is known that the following system of equations have a solution $x = x_1(t)$, where $x_1(t)$ is a second order polynomial ...
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Enforcing additional constraints in linear equation

In a finite element context, I come up with a sparse "stiffness matrix" $A$ and a corresponding RHS $b$. The goal is now to solve $$Au = b$$ Where $u$ is a coefficient vector of the solution. Now I ...
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multiple parabolas repeated hotizontally

I've been trying to write/find an equation which gives me ability to introduce dips on a parabolic graph on demand, basically, change a constant value or add a piece of equation to the original one to ...
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Finding particular solution to inhomogeneous system of differential equations

I am asked to find the general solution set of the following system of differential equations: $$\begin{cases} x' = 3x -2y-2 \\ y' = 6x-4y-1 \end{cases} $$ I found the general solution set of the ...
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Solving System of Linear Equations

These are the two known equations: $$\frac{(I_2+I_3)-(I_1+I_4)}{I_1+I_2+I_3+I_4} = \frac{2x}{L}$$ $$\frac{(I_2+I_4)-(I_1+I_3)}{I_1+I_2+I_3+I_4} = \frac{2y}{L}$$ where I know the values of $(x,y,L)$. ...
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How to solve this system of conics?

I am currently trying to figure out how to solve the following systems of conics: $\frac{(x+1)^2}{16} + \frac{(y-1)^2}{81} = 1$ $x+6=\frac{1}{4}(y-1)^2$ How would I find the four points that these ...
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System of 3 differential equations

I'm trying to solve this system $$ \begin{align} x'&=x-3y+3z\\ y'&=-2x-6y+13z\\ z'&=-x-4y+8z \end{align} $$ must be reduced to a single equation I tried to express the x 3 and substitute ...
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Can systems of 3 linear equations with 3 unknowns have more than one solution?

In each part,determine whether the given vector is a solution of the linear system \begin{align} 2x-4y-z&=1\\ x-3y+z&=1\\ 3x-5y-3z&=1 \end{align} (a) $(3,1,1)$ (b) $(3,-1,1)$ (c) ...
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Solve the non-linear system of equations

For real $x,y,z>0$ solve the system of equation \begin{cases} \dfrac{1}{x}-3 y+4 z=5,\\ \dfrac{1}{y}-4 z+5 x=3,\\ \dfrac{1}{z}-5 x+3 y=4, \end{cases} It is easy to check out that $$ x ...
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When to use iterative methods for solving systems of linear equation

Iterative methods such as Jacobi, Gauss-Seidel method and successive over relaxation have a very limited field of use - for diagonally dominant matrices. So how they could be used on practice? What is ...
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The system of differential equations is in steady state

We have a system of non-homogeneous differential equations $$X'=AX+B$$ What does it mean that the system is in steady state?? $X$ is the vector $\begin{pmatrix} x_1(t) \\ x_2(t) \\ ...
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system differential equation 11

The system in the symmetric form is given by $$\frac{dx}{x^2-y^2-z^2}=\frac{dy}{2xy}=\frac{dz}{2xz}.$$ Rewrite using the derivatives $$\frac{dx}{dt}=x^2-y^2-z^2,$$ $$\frac{dy}{dt}=2xy,$$ ...
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Simple $\{-1,0,1\}$ equation set

I'm trying to find the shortest path, getting from $x=0$ to $x=k$ in a certain problem, where I can slowly accelerate and decelerate. It comes down to finding the smallest $n$ and set of values ...
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How was the determinant of matrices generalized for matrices bigger than $2 \times 2$?

How was the determinant of matrices generalized for matrices bigger than $2 \times 2$? I read a book a very long time ago where it said something like this: Given a system of two equations with two ...
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Calculate tangent points of two circles.

I have 2 circles with given center coordinates and radius. And now I need to find the coordinates of all 8 tangent points to those circles? I found this site explaining exactly what I want do to: ...
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Constructing Simultaneous Equation for This Problem

Suppose we have a rating system where a "thumbs up" equals +1 and a "thumbs down" equals - 1. We know the total number of votes cast and the current score. For example a score of +3 with 5 votes cast. ...
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A system of simultaneous equations

I'm currently stuck solving this set of equations. $$x(x+y+z)=4-yz$$ $$y(x+y+z)=9-zx$$ $$z(x+y+z)=25-xy$$ Here's what I've done so far: By subtracting the second equation from the first, I got ...
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How to plot a phase portrait for system of differential equations in mathematica or R?

Please, help me. I'd like the phase portrait for this system: If anyone can make this portrait and post a print screen here, I would thank you very much.
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Gaussian elimination problem

$$x_1 + 10x_2 − 3x_3 = 8$$ $$x_1 + 10x_2 + 2x_3 = 13$$ $$x_1 + 4x_2 + 2x_3 = 7$$ when making 2nd and 3rd 1st columns 0 using Gaussian elimination, the second row second column also becomes zero, so ...
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General solution to a system of non linear equations with a specific pattern

I am seeking a general solution to a system of non linear equations with a specific pattern: Order 1: $$ x_0 = a^2 + b^2 $$ $$ x_1 = 2ab $$ Order 2: $$ x_0 = a^2 + b^2 + c^2 $$ $$ x_1 = 2ab + 2bc ...
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How do you find the value of n in this example

$$n^{n-2} = 16$$ I know $n = 4$ through trial and error but how do you find $n$ in a conventional manner? I'm basically trying to solve how many nodes are in a tree that has $16$ spanning trees ...
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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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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 ...