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Solve linear equations using simplex method

  1. Feb 6, 2012 #1
    how can i solve

    x1 + x2 = 5
    2x1 + x2 = 4

    using simplex method?

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  3. Feb 6, 2012 #2


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    You don't. The "simplex" method is not used to solve equations, it is used to find a max or min of a linear function, constrained by linear equations or inequalities.
  4. Feb 6, 2012 #3
    ok thanks..

    now i know how to do it
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