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Re: Slow LinearSolve.

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  • Subject: [mg49661] Re: Slow LinearSolve.
  • From: Giorgos Momferratos <mc01627 at>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 07:00:37 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <ce2gcm$8tu$>
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Aaron Fude wrote:

>  Hi,
>  Within 24 hours and counting, Mathematica was not able to solve Ax = b
>  for the following A and the following B. Another system does this in a
>  matter of seconds. How do make Mathematica do the same? I use
>  "LinearSolve[A, b]"

I guess this is because you request a symbolic solution. 
LineaeSolve[N[A], N[b]] comes in seconds.

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