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Lagrange multipliers subject to a 3-variable, 4th degree constraint function?

I have recently been tackling the following problem: If $a+b+c = 0 $ and $ a^2 + b^2 +c^2 = 1$, work out $a^4 +b^4 +c^4$. Could this problem admit a solution through the method of lagrange ...
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Non-linear least squares solver to solve a system of non-linear equations?

Can I use a non-linear least squares solver to find the solutions of a system of non-linear equations? From Wikipedia: "The method of least squares is a standard approach to the approximate ...
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System of two equations with two unknowns - can't get rid of $xy$

The system is: $x^2 + 2y^2 + 3xy = 12$ $y^2 - 3y = 4$ I try to turn $x^2 + 2y^2 + 3xy$ into $(x + y)^2 + y^2 + xy$ , but it's a dead end from here. Can anyone please help?
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Computing a “cheap” upper bound on the norm of the solution to a linear system

Consider the linear system $A x = b$, where $A$ is an invertible, $n \times n$, real matrix. I would like to compute a "cheap" upper bound on the (p-)norm of the solution; i.e. $\|x\|_p$. One can, of ...
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final value theorem in the presence of white noise

I apply the final value theorem to get the steady-state error with the presence of white noise and I just keep getting zero. To me, it seems wrong to have zero steady-state error when there is noise ...
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Creative way to solve a linear system

Does anyone know a method for solving the following linear system: Here, $\pi_0, \, \pi_1, \, \pi_2$ are the variables. I tried solving by setting up a simple matrix and row-reducing, but it ...
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Hopf bifurcation how to prove

I have this system of differential equations: \begin{equation} \frac{dx}{dt}=1-(b+1)x+x^2 y\\ \frac{dy}{dt}=bx-x^2 y \end{equation} I now that we will have a bifurcation when $b$ grows and ...
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How to find all positive integer solutions of this tricky system of equations?

What are all tuples off postive integers w,x,y,z that fullfill following system of equations: $$ x + 10z^2 = 2014 $$ $$ 2y + z = 54$$ $$ (y+2x + \frac{7}{2}w)z=1211$$ I am really lost - all my ...
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How to solve this system of 3 equations with substitution?

I have the system: $$-4 + λ = -3a + at\\ 1+2λ = -a + at\\ 3λ = 3a-at$$ but whenever I try to substitute, I end up getting lots of fractions that are hard to work with. By summing the 2nd and 3rd ...
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Math software for plotting phase portraits

I'm looking for math software which is possible to plot phase portraits for ODE and systems of differential equations. Is there a software which can create not only simple 2D phase portrait plots but ...
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Simple equations word problem

In a three-digit number, the difference between its hundreds digit and its tens digit is equal to the difference between its tens digit and its units digit. Also the sum of the digits is $9$. How many ...
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Huge linear system of equations with powers of $2$

I've got a large system of equations: $$ \begin{align*} (2^0)^na_n + (2^0)^{n-1}a_{n-1} + \cdots + (2^0)^1a_1 &= 4^0 \\ (2^1)^na_n + (2^1)^{n-1}a_{n-1} + \cdots + (2^1)^1a_1 &= 4^1 \\ \vdots\\ ...
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Simplification of nasty expression

I have the following equation which I am trying to solve, $$ \frac{x^2}{y^2}- \frac{x^2}{y^4} -\frac{1}{2} \leq 0$$ Can anyone think of a way of simplifying the above, I don't think this is a form ...
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Nontrivial solutions for a system of equations

Consider $t:[0,1]^2\to R$ that is differentiable a.e. and satisfies conditions (i)-(ii): (i) $$ \int_0^1 \frac{\partial t}{\partial t_1}(x,y)f(y\mid x)\,dy=0, \quad \forall x\in[0,1] \\ \int_0^1 ...
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Property of a system of two inequalities

I have this system $$\begin{cases} a+b>1 \\ a-b>1 \end{cases}$$ can I sum the second inequality to the first getting $a>1$? Or this property can be used only equations?
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4 equations 3 unknowns

If I have 4 equations and 3 unknowns, I could solve for the 3 unknowns using the first 3. How does it ensure that the 4th equation is also satisfied? In this case, what should be the usual strategy to ...
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Approximating the Digamma fucntion near 1

Peace be upon you, I had the following system of equations to be solved \begin{align*} \begin{cases} \psi(\alpha)-\psi(\alpha+\beta)=c_1\\ \psi(\beta)-\psi(\alpha+\beta)=c_2 \end{cases} \end{align*} ...
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Can I find the value of $x & y$

Find x,y from N such as $x^{(2y)}=1560-x^{y}$.Is it possible to find the value of x and y only from one equation. please help me.I approached in different ways.But all my attempt went in vain.
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Solving a particular system in three variables

I am trying to analytically solve these equations for the three variables of $\theta$, $L_p$, and $R_c$. Matlab can not solve them! I am wondering if there is any solution for this at all? And how I ...
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Solving System of Equations using transformation rotation

I've never had to post the same question twice, but my last post is getting filled out with work and I'm going about it a different way so I figured i'd try a whole different question So This is the ...
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Translating verbal descriptions into algebraic expressions

I'm trying to solve the following problem but the result I'm getting is not logical given the data of the problem. Pat invested a total of \$30,000. Part of the money was invested in a money ...
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Trigonometric equation help is sought

A trigonometric equation is to be solved, the solution ($X=10^\circ$) is very clear but I need a proper method. $$\sin(60^\circ-2X)\sin(5X)=\sin(8X)\sin(3X).$$
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A simple system of equations

I'm trying to refresh my school math knowlegde and have trouble solving a simple system of equations: $\begin{cases} x + xy + y = -3,\\ x - xy + y = 1. \end{cases}$ I derive $y$ from the second: $y ...
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How do I solve $x=\log^e{(x+1)}$ analytically?

How do I solve the following, analytically? $$x=\log^e{(x+1)}$$ It looks like it should be simple, but whether I take the $e$th root of each side or take the $\log$ of each side (ending up with a ...
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how many solutions to non-linear simultaneous equations

I'm doing a Lagrange multiplier optimization problem, and I wound up with the following simultaneous equations: $2x + 1 -2\lambda x = 0$ $4y-2 \lambda y = 0$ $6z-2 \lambda z = 0$ $-x^2 - y^2 - z^2 + ...
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Solving Systems of equations for $(x,y)\in\mathbb {R}^2$

So I'm working on solving a couple of system of equations: $$ \text{Let} \ a,b \ \text {be a positive real number with} \ a\neq b \ \text{Solve the system:}$$ ...
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Can functions of differing order be meaningfully normalized?

I am attempting to understand how normalization works when applied to functions of differing magnitude. My understanding is that when you normalize you effective change the input ranges for a ...
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Point Parallel Form Describe Same Line as Point Normal Form

And that's how far I able to get, any suggestion how I can equate both (bold) equation or did I do totally wrong?
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$x^4-2x^3+x=y^4+3y^2+y$ in the set of integers

The task is to solve the equation $x^4-2x^3+x=y^4+3y^2+y$ in integers. I expect is has something to do with factorizing but have no concrete idea; any help? thx guys
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Show that there are constants $K$ and $\alpha$ such that $|(e^{At})_{ij}|\leq e^{-\alpha t}K$.

I want to prove that if all eigenvalues of $\textbf{A}$ in the sytem $\dot{\textbf{x}}=\textbf{Ax}$ have negative real parts then there exist constants $K$ and $\alpha$ such that ...
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Solved a quartic equation by dividing

I was asked to solve: $$x^4+2x^3-22x^2+2x+1 = 0$$ Without using differential calculus (Newton's Method). My Progress: Dividing by $x^2$, I get: $$x^2+2x-22+\frac{2}{x}+\frac{1}{x^2} = 0$$ $$x^2 ...
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Solving system of equations using mod math for a Hill cipher

I am having trouble eliminating these variables when I try to solve this system of equations. They may not even be the right equations, but it would be nice to see this worked out so I can try my next ...
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System of equations with parameter

I have been trying to solve this problem for a week now. It goes like this: Find all values of $a$ for which the system $$ \begin{cases} x^2-2x+y^2 = 1 \\[1ex] \dfrac{x+|x|}{y-a}=2 \end{cases} $$ has ...
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Which complex vector multiplied by its conjugate returns the identity matrix

I am trying to find (in case there is any) which complex vector $n$ of 2 dimensions, multiplied by its conjugate transpose, returns a diagonal matrix. $n = [a, b]^T = [a_1+ja_2, b_1+jb_2]^T$ ...
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Solving a quadratic system of equations for a single variable

I have a quadratic system of $n$ equations that looks like: $$ (A_{j}^{i}y + B_{j}^{i})x_{j}=0 $$ For $i=0...n$. $A_{i,j}$ and $B_{ij}$ are integer matrices and sums over $j$ are implied. $j$ runs ...
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For a linear function, the fiber of the output is the translate of the kernel by the input. (Trivial observation, proof needed.)

As you may already know, I am a newbie to linear algebra. I am supposed to prove that for every linear function between vector spaces, for every input, the fiber of the corresponding output equals the ...
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{0,1}-solutions for integer equations via lattice base reduction?

I would like to find $\{0,1\}$-solutions of a system of equations of the form $$\left\{\begin{array}{c}\sum_{i\in I_1}x_i=1\\\sum_{i\in I_2}x_i=1\\\vdots\\\sum_{i\in I_k}x_i=1\end{array}\right.$$ ...
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Goal programming exercise

First of all, i dont even know if this topic can be related to mathematics only, but i am reading this book about goal programming and i dont know what to to on the exercices, this is one of them: ...
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Hypersurface in $\mathbb P^n$ containing a linear subspace of dimension $r \geq n/2$ has singular points

I'm trying to prove that if I have a hypersurface $X = Z(F)$ (where $F \in K[x_0, \dots, x_n]_{d>1}$) which contains a linear subspace of dimension $r \geq n/2$ then there exists singular points on ...
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If we know nullspace of matrix, how to find reduced row echelon form of that matrix?

vectors u = [4 1 0 0] and v = [1 0 2 1] form a base of nullspace of matrix $$ A\in M_{5,4}(R) $$ Find a reduced row echelon form of Matrix A. Since $ n-r = dimN(A) $ we know we got two base ...
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Combining two differential equations

I have two differential equations that are connected by an equation, $L_1\frac{d^2I_1}{dt^2} + \frac{1}{C_1}I_1=\frac{dV}{dt}$ $L_2\frac{d^2I_2}{dt^2} + \frac{1}{C_2}I_2=\frac{dV}{dt}$ $I_1+I_2=I$ ...
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Existenence of the solution for a PDE-ODE system.

I have the PDE-ODE system below: $\frac{\partial c}{\partial t}= D \Delta c - \eta \nabla.(c\nabla v)+g(c,v)$ $\frac{dv}{dt}=-\alpha cv+\xi(c,v)$ with initial conditions and Neumann boundary ...
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critical points, differential equation

I have two differential equations and my assignment is to prove that this system have a unique stationary point. $$\begin{align} \frac{dx}{dt}&=a-(b+1)x+x^2 y\\ \frac{dy}{dt}&=bx-x^2y\\ ...
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Short question about the homogenous system

I am working on a text book problem for a intro linear course. But the solution is not in the back. I am looking to see if I understand it correctly. The question asks, " If A is a matrix, and the ...
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How to solve this system of 3 ODE?

I would like to know how to solve this system of differential equation. It consist of 3 ODEs, describing the behavior of an Induction Machine supplied with DC voltage. I a interested to derive the ...
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Finding solutions for system of ODE

How does one find solutions for the system of differential equations of the form $$2x'-5y'=4y-x \\ 3x'-4y'=2x-y$$ ? All I can think of, is finding $x'+y' = 3x-5y$ and then substituting $x'$ or $y'$ ...
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I am thinking of a two digit number… (System of Equations Question)

I am thinking of a two digit number. If the digits of my number are reversed, the new number is 36 greater than my original number. If the tens digit of my original number is doubled and the units ...
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Polynomial systems - conditions for real solution

I was working on the computation of equilibrium points for dynamical systems and arrived in the following system of $n$ polynomials in the variables $(x_1,\ldots,x_n)$ \begin{equation*} ...
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Solve the linear system by Gauss - Jordan elimination

$$ \begin{align} x& - y + 2z - w &= -1\\ 2x& + y - 2z - 2w &= -2\\ -x& + 2y - 4z + w &= 1\\ 3x& -3w &= -3 \end{align} $$ ...
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System of equations with two unknowns

If I have three equations with two unknowns $(X, Y)$ , what should I do? I check that one is linearly dependent? and then I delete it. Thank you.