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How to solve 2 matrixes

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Aidan Shek
Aidan Shek on 9 Feb 2017
Answered: Hannes Daepp on 14 Feb 2017
How would i solve this particular equation to find x and y. Equation in is attachments
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the cyclist
the cyclist on 9 Feb 2017
What have you tried? Did someone (e.g. a teacher) tell you that you must use MATLAB to do this, because this can easily be solved without it.
Do you realize that what have written there actually represents 4 equations? (That realization is important to solving for x and y.)

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Hannes Daepp
Hannes Daepp on 14 Feb 2017
As the cyclist pointed out above, this is a somewhat odd system of equations to solve in matrix form. However, in general, you can use "solve" to find solutions for systems of equations, in matrix form or as a list of equations, provided separately. For example,
>> syms x y
>> [x_ans, y_ans] = solve([x + y; y - x] == [9; 1])
x_ans =
4
y_ans =
5
You can find more information on the "solve" function in the documentation. Additionally, you may find the following documentation links to be useful for approaching equation solving:

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