1. hmmm... just wondering

is it posible to solve a non-liner system...and how!!!
for example
$x^2 +y^3 =10$
$x^3 -y^4 =-6$

if any one has any thoughts on how you do this please let me know

~dan

2. Originally Posted by dan
is it posible to solve a non-liner system...and how!!!
for example
$x^2 +y^3 =10$
$x^3 -y^4 =-6$

if any one has any thoughts on how you do this please let me know

~dan
Of course,
$x^3=y^4-6$
$x=\sqrt[3]{y^4-6}$
Substitute,
$(y^4-6)^{2/3}+y^3=10$
Thus,
$(y^4-6)^{2/3}=(10+y^3)$
Cube both sides,
$(y^2-6)^2=(10+y^3)^3$
Expand and solve for the nasty nontic.

Note, the solutions not necessarily can be expressed in algebraic terms.

3. Originally Posted by ThePerfectHacker

$(y^2-6)^2=(10+y^3)^3$
Expand and solve for the nasty nontic.

i hate to ask...but how do you slolve for y in that equation.
it seems i'v spent hours working on probelms of that type before....
would i use the "binomal therem"?
dan

4. Originally Posted by ThePerfectHacker
Of course,
$x^3=y^4-6$
$x=\sqrt[3]{y^4-6}$
Substitute,
$(y^4-6)^{2/3}+y^3=10$
Thus,
$(y^4-6)^{2/3}=(10+y^3)$
Cube both sides,
$(y^2-6)^2=(10+y^3)^3$
Expand and solve for the nasty nontic.

Note, the solutions not necessarily can be expressed in algebraic terms.
using:

$x=\pm \sqrt{10-y^3}$

and substituting into

$
x^3 -y^4 =-6
$

will give two octics - a much easier problem than a single nonic. ?

RonL

5. Originally Posted by dan
i hate to ask...but how do you slolve for y in that equation.
it seems i'v spent hours working on probelms of that type before....
would i use the "binomal therem"?
dan
If you are lucky it will have a special form that will allow you to find
all or some or the roots. Otherwise numerically.

RonL

6. Originally Posted by dan
is it posible to solve a non-liner system...and how!!!
for example
$x^2 +y^3 =10$
$x^3 -y^4 =-6$

if any one has any thoughts on how you do this please let me know

~dan
If you are happy with approximate solutions one could start garphically.

These two equations represent curves in the x-y plane. Sketch them
and your first approximation to the soution/s will be the point/s of
intersection.

Then they can be refined with an appropriate numerical procedure (say
linearising about the approximate roots, or something like that).

RonL

7. Originally Posted by dan
i hate to ask...but how do you slolve for y in that equation.
it seems i'v spent hours working on probelms of that type before....
would i use the "binomal therem"?
dan
Not necessarily there is a general method.
Yes, you do expand with binomial theorem then work with polynomial equation.
(Do you not just love it when mathematicians say "I cannot solve the problem but I can show it cannot be solved!")

8. Originally Posted by ThePerfectHacker
(Do you not just love it when mathematicians say "I cannot solve the problem but I can show it cannot be solved!")
hahaha

9. so if i had a polynomal. could i solve with newton??

i dont so how you get a nontic though $(10 +y^3)^3$ just because 3*3 is nine???

some how i got from $(y^2 -6)^2 =(10 +y^3)^3$

to $0= y^5 + 59y^4 +90y^3 + 12y^2 + 964$

is that right???
dan

10. Originally Posted by CaptainBlack
using:

$x=\pm \sqrt{10-y^3}$

and substituting into

$
x^3 -y^4 =-6
$

will give two octics - a much easier problem than an nonic.

RonL

mabye i'll try that

11. Originally Posted by dan

some how i got from $(y^2 -6)^2 =(10 +y^3)^3$
$y^4-12y^2+36=1000+300y^3+30y^6+y^9$
Thus,
$y^9+30y^6-y^4+300y^3+12y^2+9964=0$

12. Originally Posted by ThePerfectHacker
$y^4-12y^2+36=1000+300y^3+30y^6+y^9$
Thus,
$y^9+30y^6-y^4+300y^3+12y^2+9964=0$
yea...thanks i did something wrong...what else is new...

13. so if
$f(y)=y^9 + 30y^6 - y^4 +300y^3 + 12y^2 +9964$
then
$f'(y)=y(9y^7 +180y^4 -4y^2 +900y +24)$

so could i use newton for here to approximate [tex] y [tex]

14. by my calc $y \approx -3.13425651413923$

look right??

15. Originally Posted by dan
by my calc $y \approx -3.13425651413923$

look right??
What do you get if you substitute this back into the original equations?
Is there a x which with this as a value of y solves the equations?

RonL

(when I do this I get no consistent solution for x, but I could be doing the
arithmetic wrongly )

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