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gjhfdfg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have a matrix problem where I solve for X, the problem is 4X + A = B. I plugged my matrices into my calculator & typed 4x + a then pressed enter. Then it said error? Am I not doing this problem correctly?
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gjhfdfg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Do I just subtract the 2 matrices from each other instead?
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tyteen4a03 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Did you define a and b?
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gjhfdfg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes, a and b were already defined
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tyteen4a03 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What is the error message?
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gjhfdfg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Just says error data type, 1.quit 2. go to
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
matrix X is undefined, right ? I would try: enter matrix A and matrix B find BA divide that by 4 that should give you X
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If these are small matrices, (if all else fails) you can do this by hand BA means subtract corresponding elements
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gjhfdfg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I got this from subtracting b & a, [5 3] [4 6] [5 0] & then I tried to divide that by 4 & it says error
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I don't know how your calculator works with matrices, but dividing a matrix by 4 means divide each of its elements by 4 (or multiply by 0.25) the first row would be 5/4 3/4 and so on...
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gjhfdfg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Im using an ti84 plus if that helps... It usually solves my problems, I don't understand why the error message keeps popping up
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gjhfdfg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But I got my answer, thank you for help once again.!
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I just looked at the manual, and it should work. It does want the 4 to be a value (not a matrix) did you try multiplying by 0.25 (just an experiment)
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gjhfdfg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes, multiplying it by 0.25 worked. Just the 4 by itself didnt
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