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Applications of Linear Inequalities?

  1. Apr 10, 2009 #1
    What are linear inequalities actually used for?
     
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  3. Apr 11, 2009 #2

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    Like all mathematics, linear inequalities can be used for many things. One important application is in "linear programming", determining the optimal solution for restrained max, min. Another is "triangulating" signals to determine the position from which a signal is being sent.
     
  4. Apr 11, 2009 #3
    Thanks
     
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