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 June 4th, 2017, 12:10 AM #1 Newbie   Joined: Nov 2016 From: Aus Posts: 24 Thanks: 0 Matlab equation Hi Guys I want to solve the following equations in Matlab x=y*a+(yb)^c------1, a,b, and c are constants...This equation define a curve; y.x=A---------2 , A=constant, this curve intersect the first one in one point is the solution this may be simplified to a*y^2+y^(1+c)*b^c-A=0 Thanks Last edited by Naz Ar; June 4th, 2017 at 12:35 AM.
June 4th, 2017, 06:01 AM   #2
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 Originally Posted by Naz Ar x=y*a+(yb)^c------1 y.x=A----------------2
y*a, yb and y.x are all multiplications?
If so, WHY d'hell are you obscuring the problem?
Why not use (as example) ya, yb and yx ?
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 this may be simplified to a*y^2+y^(1+c)*b^c-A=0
Please show HOW you did the simplification.

Question:
x=y*a+(yb)^c------1
Solving for c:
(yb)^c = x - ya
c = LOG(x - ya) / LOG(yb)
Do you understand that?

June 6th, 2017, 06:36 AM   #3
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 Originally Posted by Denis y*a, yb and y.x are all multiplications? If so, WHY d'hell are you obscuring the problem? Why not use (as example) ya, yb and yx ? Please show HOW you did the simplification. Question: x=y*a+(yb)^c------1 Solving for c: (yb)^c = x - ya c = LOG(x - ya) / LOG(yb) Do you understand that?

c is constant, but y and x are the variables
The equation is solved using newton's method
Thanks

June 6th, 2017, 06:48 AM   #4
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 Originally Posted by Naz Ar c is constant, but y and x are the variables The equation is solved using newton's method Thanks
You can use fzero in matlab for newton's method.

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