Tuesday

July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014

Total # Posts: 6

**Matrices**

Gaussian row elimination method: (i) x+3y+z=4 x-2y-2z=3 2x+y-z=9 (ii) x+2z+y=0 2x+y+z=6 3x+3y+2z=14

**Maths**

The diameter of a ball bearing is to have an averageof 2.0 Cm. A random sampling of 10 bearings is selected every hour to check the diameters. The sample selected at 9 a.m gave the following measurements: 2.02, 2.04, 2.00, 1.98, 2.04, 2.04, 2.00, 2.02, 1.96. Calculate the t-va...

**maths**

Every day, a bakery owner buys either butter(B) or ghee(G).The type of item purchased in consecutive days is to be recorded.List the sample space.If a different type of item is purchased than in the previous day, we say that there is a switch.Let X denote the number of switche...

**math**

Determine which of the sets of vectors is linearly independent. A: The set {p1, p2,p3} where p1(t) = 1, p2(t) = t^2, p3(t) = 3 + 4t B: The set {p1, p2,p3} where p1(t) = t, p2(t) = t^2, p3(t) = 3t + 4t^2 C: The set {p1, p2,p3} where p1(t) = 1, p2(t) = t^2, p3(t) = 3 + 4t + t^2 ...

**linear algebra**

Determine whether {v1, v2, v3} is a basis for R3 v1 = [1] [-3] [1] v2 = [-3] [8] [4] v3 = [2] [-2] [2] Put the vectors as rows or columns in a matrix and perform Gaussian reduction to determne the row or column rank. In this case you should find that the rank is 3, therefore t...

**math**

Find equations for the asymptotes of the hyperbola x2/9 - y2/81 = 1 Rewrite the equation as (x/3)^2 - (y/9)^2 = 1 When both x and y are very large in absolute value, the "1" on the right is negligible in comparison, so y/9 approaches +/- x/3 The asymptotes are theref...

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