EQUIPMENT BAGS Solving two linear equations

# EQUIPMENT BAGS Solving two linear equations - Step 4:...

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Solving two linear equations with two unknowns 0.7X 1 +X 2 = 630 X 1 +(2/3)X 2 = 708 Step 1 : multiply first equation by 2/3 and rewrite, (1.4/3) X 1 +(2/3)X 2 = 420 X 1 +(2/3)X 2 = 708 Step 2: subtract first equation from second equation, (1-(1.4/3)) X 1 = 288 Step 3: divide by (1-(1.4/3)) = 0.5333, X 1 = 540.338
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Unformatted text preview: Step 4: substitute the value of X 1 in the first equation, where 0.7 x 540.338 = 378.236, 378.236+ X 2 = 630 Therefore: X 2 = 630 – 378.236 = 251.764 Rounding to the closest integers we get (540, 252), which is identical to the solver’s solution....
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## This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course MANAGEMENT 386 taught by Professor Ben-israel during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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