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    SImultaneous equations

    Can these simultaneous equations be solved?

    e+4f=1
    3d+2e+4f=1
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuck Man View Post
    Can these simultaneous equations be solved?

    e+4f=1
    3d+2e+4f=1
    Hi

    2 linear equations with 3 unknowns cannot be solved
    What you can do is express two variables in terms of one
    For instance
    f = \frac14 - \frac{e}{4}

    d = -\frac{e}{3}
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