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Homework Help: Solving simple equation in Matlab

  1. Sep 17, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I want to solve for H(f).
    I know that f is supposed to be constant.
    X(f) and Y(f) are both column vectors with a total of 32768 rows.

    2. Relevant equations
    H(f)X(f) = Y(f)

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I tried dividing, H(f) = Y(f)/X(f) but got an "Out of Memory" error.
    It's not a matrix so I can't find an inverse too.
    Any ideas?
    I think H(f) is supposed to be a column vector as well, but since f is supposed to be constant then all entries will be the same.
    Nevermind, It's simply elementwise division, but something's wrong...
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2011
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 18, 2011 #2

    To perform element-wise division in Matlab (which I think is what you're trying to do), you must precede the forward slash with a full stop.

    I.e. replace '/' with './'

    Matlab performs matrix right division when the operator '/' is used, and I'm not entirely sure what that entails for two column vectors.
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