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Scroll 1 (Complete Scroll) Solving systems of linear equations

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Solving linear systems of equations was done over 2200 years ago in chapter seven of an old Chinese text called Jiuzhang suanshu “Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art” Here is a sample problem from the actual text: One pint of good wine costs 50 gold pieces, while one pint of poor wine costs 10. Two pints of wine are bought for 30 gold pieces. How much of each kind of wine was bought?

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• Spring '12
• Dr.Comer
• Elementary algebra, Solve, Cramer’s rule, Shifu Hui

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