Here is the question , i tried to solve it using lns but didnt work out for me :(

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- January 13th 2010, 04:46 AMkaboose786How to solve for unknowns ?
Here is the question , i tried to solve it using lns but didnt work out for me :(

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- January 13th 2010, 05:20 AMbandedkrait

so, using the data obtained from the three trials, you'll get three equations in a, b, c, which you can then solve by using Cramer's rule, Matrix method, or using a calculator.

2) Obviously the most accurate would be Linear Regression, (I think) but there is another method I can spot here.

For trials 1,2,3 and 4, the Pressure remains constant. Therefore, you can assume the the above equation as being only a function of volume.

So plot a graph of the 4 readings Vs

The slope of this graph gives you the value of b.

Now for trials 5,6,7 observe that the volume remains constant, hence plot the graph of

The slope of this graph would give you the value of c.

Now using c, and b obtained thus, you can estimate a. - January 14th 2010, 09:01 AMkaboose786