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How to solve equation AX=B where A is symmetric like matrix ?

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Consider Ax=B where A is 4x4 and two values of x are known and 2 values of B are known. Then how to find other four unknowns?
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John D'Errico
John D'Errico on 1 Feb 2021
Think about how you would solve the problem by hand. You would convert it to a problem wehre you mosve the constant (known) terms to the right hand side. Then you would move the unknowns to the left hand side. Now you would create a NEW matrix that would describe that system, and solve it, using backslash.
Or, you could be lazy, just use solve.

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Shubham Rawat
Shubham Rawat on 3 Feb 2021
Hi Phanindra,
You may look use this code for your reference:
syms b1 b2 x1 x2
A = magic(4); %random 4*4 matrix
x = [x1;x2;4;5];
b = [6;7;b1;b2];
S = solve(A*x == b); %used solve to solve these equations
% resuls
Hope this Helps!


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