x(.60)=y

y(3.1699)=z

z+y=892,189

what is X

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- Apr 2nd 2006, 10:58 AMkurtoliosUrgent algebra help - not sure if enough info is given
x(.60)=y

y(3.1699)=z

z+y=892,189

what is X - Apr 2nd 2006, 11:26 AMearbothQuote:

Originally Posted by**kurtolios**

you have a system of three linear equations:

$\displaystyle \left \{\begin{array}{ccc}.6 \cdot x+y=0\\3.1699 \cdot y+z=0\\y+z=892.189\end{array}\right.$

You'll get the approximate solutions:

x = -356.59887927...

y = 213.959327562...

z = 678.229672438...

Greetings

EB - Apr 2nd 2006, 11:44 AMkurtolios
Thanks! :)