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Cramer’s Method Example Given: 12 52 1 3 xx −= −+ = Put into the form Ax = b 1 2 1 11 3 x x −− ⎡⎤ ⎡⎤⎡ = ⎢⎥ ⎢⎥⎢ ⎣⎦⎣ ⎣⎦ Which is in the form 11 12 1 1 21 22 2 2 aa x b x b = Allows us to determine the values of the x vector with the following equations: 2 22 2 1 11 12 21 22 det det 31 5 3 det det ba x ⎡⎤⎡⎤ ⎢⎥⎢⎥ == = 11 1 21 2 2 11 12 21 22 51 det det 13 14 3 det det ab x = which is easily checked with () 5 14 33 5 14 1 3 −+ = For solving sets of linear equations, the Cramer’s Method is PLUS – general and easy to program,
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course ME 218 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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