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Simultaneous Equations

  1. Oct 3, 2006 #1
    Can we find the numerical values of 15 variables by solving 10 equations which involve all 15 variables, simultaneously?
     
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  3. Oct 3, 2006 #2

    radou

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    For such a system of equations, the solution would be parametric. So, the answer is no.
     
  4. Oct 4, 2006 #3

    HallsofIvy

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    You must have at least as many equations as variables in order to be able to solve for specific values.
     
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