Can anyone please help me to solve this equation

(alpha)x+a×x=bHere

a,bandxare vectors and alpha is a scalar

I need a solution forx

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- Aug 7th 2013, 09:11 AMKristen111111111111111111Vectors
Can anyone please help me to solve this equation

(alpha)__x__+__a__×__x__=__b__Here

__a__,__b__and__x__are vectors and alpha is a scalar

I need a solution for__x__ - Aug 8th 2013, 02:30 PMBobPRe: Vectors
Take the scalar multiple of your equation, (call it eq(1)), with and note that the triple scalar product is zero. Call this eq(2).

Take the vector multiple of eq(1) with expand the triple vector product and substitute using eq(2). Call this eq(3).

Eliminate the vector product between eq's (1) and (3), and solve for - Aug 9th 2013, 06:54 PMKristen111111111111111111Re: Vectors
Thank you so much for ypur help I got the answer :)