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Underdetermined vs Overdetermined Problem

I'm trying to create a model which is of the form $$y = (a_0 + a_1l)[b_0+\sum_{m=1}^M b_m\cos(mx-\alpha_m)] [c_0 +\sum_{n=1}^N c_n\cos(nz-\beta_n)]$$ In the above system, $l$,$x$ and $z$ are ...
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Numerical techniques for solving systems of first-order semi-linear hyperbolic PDEs in two variables

I need to solve such systems of PDEs numerically and I'm wondering what the "standard" method (if there is one) is. The systems I'm interested in have the form: $\frac{\partial F_i}{\partial t} + ...
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Another trigonometric moment problem

Is there a standard approach for solving the following system: $$ m_k = \sum_{j=1}^N a_j e^{-2\pi i \mu_j k \delta}, \quad k = 0, 1, 2, \ldots, $$ where $N \in \mathbb{N}$, $m_k \in \mathbb{C}$, ...
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Why are the coefficients always equal?

Take the equation $ax^{2} + bx + c = 3x^{2} + 4x + 53$. Why is it always true that $a = 3, b = 4$ and $c = 53$? I've seen many examples like this where the coefficients are equated, and was just ...
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Shamir's secret sharing interpolation problem

I try to understand this protocol - Shamir's secret sharing - threshold scheme. I got my data and I made interpolation basing on examples published on Wikipedia. You can see them below (sorry, I am ...
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Simultaneous equations, 4 unknowns [on hold]

I need this solved as soon as possible $$\begin{cases} -3=x+2y+4z+8a \\ 2=x+4y+16z+64a \\ 3=x+5y+25z+125a \\ 5=x+6y+36z+216a \\ \end{cases}$$
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Steps to solve this system of equations: $\sqrt{x}+y=7$, $\sqrt{y}+x=11$

I want to solve this system of equations, I have been out of Maths for a long!! $$\sqrt{x}+y=7$$ $$\sqrt{y}+x=11$$ Just wondering easiest step to find values for $x$ and $y$ from the above ...
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Grasping “Substitution” in terms of linear algebra

So I have a set of equations: $$x_{1} + x_{2} = 1$$ $$x_{2} + x_{4} = 3$$ From linear algebra, we know that (say, we're in $\mathbb{R}^{4}$, i.e. we have 4 variables), the solution space to the ...
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Find all possible values of $\phi$: $2(2^{\phi}-1)\phi^2 + (2^{\phi^2}-2)\phi = 2^{\phi+1}-2$ [on hold]

Find all possible values of $\phi$ in the following expression: $$2(2^{\phi}-1)\phi^2 + (2^{\phi^2}-2)\phi = 2^{\phi+1}-2$$
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How can I solve this specific set of equations?

Here are the equations: $$\sum_{k = 1}^n i_k + Y_n u_n = J \quad \quad (1)$$ $$i_1 + Y(u_1 - u_2) = J \quad \quad (2)$$ $$i_k - Y(u_{k - 1} -2u_{k} + u_{k + 1}) = 0, \quad \quad k = 2, ..., n - 2 ...
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want to know about probability? [on hold]

A certain fruit stand sold apples for \$0.70 each and bananas for \$0.50 each. if a customer purchased both apples and bananas from the stand for a total of \$6.30, what total number of apples and ...
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How to solve this system of equations for $x^2+y^2+z^2$?

For the complex numbers $x,y,z$, the system of equations $x^2-yz=i~~~~~ y^2-zx=i~~~~~ z^2-xy=i$ It is not easy for me to get $x^2+y^2+z^2$ from the above. I don't need the values of $x,y,z$ I'm ...
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When do variables cancel out?

Sometimes if I randomly combine different equation and try to solve for a variable, one of them will cancel out. Why? For example: $\displaystyle x^2 = 4y^2$ and $\displaystyle x = 2y + 1$ And solve ...
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Help Solving a Simultaneous Equation.

Im currently doing my Kumon (A math tutoring center I guess) homework, and Im having a bit of difficulty answering a simultaneous equation, involving $x$ and $y$ variables to the second power. School ...
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Parallel and distinct

As I understand it, there are three possibilities for linear systems; no solution, unique solution, or infinitely many solutions. (i) For unique solution, there is only one intersection, a point ...
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Solving $2^x - 3^x + 6^x =0$.

Are there any known methods to solve $$2^x - 3^x + 6^x = 0,$$ where $x$ is either in closed form, perhaps in terms of special functions, or to give inequalities on the answers, where $x\in\mathbb{C}$ ...
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How to properly detect rows to be swapped in a Gaussian elimination?

I'm trying to describe an algorithm for solving solvable linear systems. The Gaussian elimination is pretty straightforward in terms of adding multiples of rows. However, consider the following ...
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Solving a homogeneous linear system of differential equations: no complex eigenvectors?

I have to solve the following equation by diagonalization. $ X' = \begin{bmatrix}1 & 1\\1 & -1\end{bmatrix} X$ I was able to determine the complex eigenvalue roots: $det(A-\lambda I)=0$ ...
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Name and explanation of a Numerical Analysis method for solving systems of non-linear equations

In a non-english textbook of Numerical Analysis there is a method for solving systems of non-linear equations. But not only I can't understand how this method is used but I can't even found the name ...
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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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solve system equation: $ a \cdot b = 3 \cdot a-b+1, b \cdot c = 3 \cdot b - c + 1, c \cdot a = 3 \cdot c - a + 1$

I want to solve this system of equations but i'm stuck. Here is it: $$ a \cdot b = 3 \cdot a - b + 1 $$ $$ b \cdot c = 3 \cdot b - c + 1 $$ $$ c \cdot a = 3 \cdot c - a + 1 $$
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System of non-homegeneous linear equations

I need to find a relation between $a$, $b$, $c$, $d$ in order the system with the following augmented matrix has at least one non-trivial solution. I have tried both the Gaussian and Gauss-Jordan ...
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Find x, if $ \log _{15}\left(\frac{2}{9}\right)^{\:}=\log _3\left(x\right)=\log _5\left(1-x\right) $

So how can I find the value of x, if: $$ \log _{15}\left(\frac{2}{9}\right)^{\:}=\log _3\left(x\right)=\log _5\left(1-x\right) $$ I tried switching everything to base 15, but that didn't work out ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 quaranteed 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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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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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

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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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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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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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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Solve $x+\frac{2}{y}=3,y+\frac{2}{z}=3,z+\frac{2}{x}=3 $ in reals

Find answers of this system of equations in real numbers$$ \left\{ \begin{array}{c} x+\frac{2}{y}=3 \\ y+\frac{2}{z}=3 \\ z+\frac{2}{x}=3 \end{array} \right. $$ Things I have done: first I ...
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Solve problems using linear system. [closed]

One metal alloy is $25\%$ copper, another is $50\%$. How much of each should be used to make $500$g of an alloy that is $45\%$ copper?
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solving a non-linear (trigonometric) system of equations with two equations and two variables

I'm trying to solve the following system of equations: $$l_1*sin(\alpha)=l_2*cos(\gamma)+l_3*sin(\beta)$$ $$l_2*sin(\gamma)+l_1*cos(\alpha)=l_3*cos(\beta)+l_4$$ with the unknowns $\beta$, $\gamma$ ...
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Phase Plane Analysis

Classify the fixed point at the origin and sketch an accurate phase portrait for the following system: $$\left\{\begin{matrix} \dfrac{dx}{dt}=36x-16y\\ \dfrac{dy}{dx}=-3x+28y \end{matrix}\right.$$ ...