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Different methods of solving system of linear equations

i) Solve he following equation by the quadratic formula : 3X^2 + 4X -23 = 0 ii) Find the values of x and y that satisfy the equations here given ( use the simultaneous equation method ) : 3x + 2y = 22 2x + 3y = 23 iii) Solve graphically the following equations: show the graph as a part of the solu

Linear, Nonlinear Variables - Similarities and Differences

What similarities and differences do you see between functions and linear equations studied in Ch. 3? Are all linear equations functions? Is there an instance when a linear equation is not a function? Support your answer. Create an equation of a nonlinear function and provide two inputs for your classmates to evaluate.

A simple example of the use of De Morgan's Law

Can anyone show me a simple definition of De Morgan's Law (not proof just a definition using union and intersection symbols)? Please show a simple example of the use of De Morgan's Law.

System of Equation Word Problems

Please see the attached document for better formatting: _____________________________________________________ Review examples 2, 3, and 4 in section 8.4 of the text. How does the author determine what the first equation should be? What about the second equation? How are these examples similar? How are they different? P

Solving systems of equations

3.) Solve the system of equations by graphing. Then classify the system as consistent or inconsistent and the equations as dependent or independent. 5u+v=9 5u=v+21 What is the solution of the system of equations? ____________________ (Type an ordered pair . Type N if there is no solution. Type R if the solution is a

Linear Equations In Real World

I need to show a linear equation and explain what it represents. I need to state what the "x" and "Y" in equation represents I have to be able to evaluate the equation for at least two variables and provide reference where you got the equation from. Part 2: Using the Library, web resources, and/or other materials, find a r

Geomotry problems

Please see attached. Thanks for your help! 1. Along a straight shoreline, two lighthouses, A and B, are located 2000 feet apart. A buoy lies in view of both lighthouses, with angles 1, 2, and 3 as indicated. (Angle 1 is denoted by , angle 2 is denoted by , and angle 3 is denoted by .) 2. The two parallel lines a and b

Judy and Pete are building a new house and want to carpet their living room

Please see the attached file. 1. Judy and Pete are building a new house and want to carpet their living room, except for the entrance way and the semicircle in front of the fireplace that they want to tile (Alexander & Koeberlein, 2003). A. How many square yards of carpeting are needed? (Hint: There are 9 square feet

Linear equations as matrices

1. In Example 3 of Section 2.5, the text shows how to write a system of linear equations using matrix notation. You can similarly write a linear programming problem in matrix notation. Find matrices A, B, C, and X such that the maximization problem Maximize z = 3x1 + 2x2 + x3

Linear Equations: Determine the Slope

1. A roof rises 2.25 ft over a horizontal distance of 17.37 ft. What is the slope of the roof to the nearest hundredth? 2. Determine which two equations represent parallel lines. (a) y = x + 4 (b) y = - x - 9 (c) y = 7x + 14 (d) y = 7x - 4.

A stamp collection consists of 3, 8, and 15 cent stamps.

A stamp collection consists of 3, 8, and 15 cent stamps. The number of 8 cent stamps is one less than triple the number of 3 cent stamps. The number of 15 cent stamps is six less than the number of 8 cent stamps. The total value of all the stamps is $2.47. Find the number of 8 cent stamps in the collection?

Determinants, Matrices, Inverse, Linear equations

Practice problems on determinants and matrices. All questions can be found in the attached file. Write the matrix equation as a system of equations and solve the system. ■(1&2&3@1&1&1@-1&1&2) {█(x@y@z)┤ = {█(1@12@2)┤ Find the determinant of the given matrix. ■(1&0&6 -1@-6&0&2 4@3&0&6 -2 )

Landscape Design, Buying a Home and Fueling up

Questions 1. Exercise: Four Concept Check Post your 50 word response to the following: Explain in your own words why the line x = 4 is a vertical line. 2. DQ 5-1 Post your response to the following: What similarities and differences do you see between functions and linear equations? Are all linear equations functions?

Linear Equations and Linear Inequalities

In what fundamental way does the solution set of a system of linear equations differ from the solution set of a system of linear inequalities? Give examples. Discuss the important implications arising from this difference.

Solving a System of Linear Equations

Systems of equations can be solved by graphing or by using substitution or elimination. What are the pros and cons of each method? What circumstances would cause you to use a different method?

MTH 212: Unit 4 Group Project - A

Can you help solve the attached file? 1. Along a straight shoreline, two lighthouses, A and B, are located 2000 feet apart. A buoy lies in view of both lighthouses, with angles 1, 2, and 3 as indicated. (Angle 1 is denoted by , angle 2 is denoted by , and angle 3 is denoted by .) A. By looking at the picture, do you th

Five Questions - Sequences, Linear equations etc.

1) Use inductive reasoning to determine the next three numbers in the pattern: 3,12,26,45.....? (I don't seem to find a pattern?) 2) Find the counterexample to show that the following statemnet is incorrect. "the sum of any odd numbers is divisible by 4. ( I tried several odd numbers and the answer is always divisible by 4)

Seven Problems on Determinants, Cramer's Rule and Matrices

Seven practice problems are in the attached file. 1. Use Cramer's rule to solve the system x + y -z = -1 2x - 2y + 3z = -12 X + y - 4z = 13 Solution set is 2. Evaluate the determinate 5 0 0 1 -3 1 1 2 4 3. Use Cramer's rule to solve the system or to determine if it is inconsistent(I) or dependant(

Converting temperature and modeling cost

Find a record-breaking temperature (in degrees Celsius) for a town or city in a country other than the United States. Include the name of the town and country along with the temperature, and what record was broken. Give the formula for converting degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit. Using the formula, show how to convert the m

Manipulating Basic Linear Equations

The following is offered as a solution of the equation -4[x-2(2x-3)]+1= 1/2(4x-6) -4[x-2(2x-3)]+1=8x-12 -4x-4x+6+1=8x-12 -8x+7=8x-12 7= -12 Because 7 = -12 is not a true equation, the equation has no solution. If this is correct, state that there is no solution. If not, explain in detail why it is not correct

System of Linear Equations

(1.) x-y+2z=13 2x+xy-z=-6 -x+3y + z =-7 a. Provide a coefficient matrix corresponding to the system of linear equations. b. What is the inverse of this matrix? c. What is the transpose of this matrix? d. Find the determinant for this matrix. (2) A = [2 -3] [-4 1] [7 4] and B=[ 6 5]