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# st: How to solve the matrix equation AX = B for X without using Mata

 From "Tiago V. Pereira" To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject st: How to solve the matrix equation AX = B for X without using Mata Date Thu, 15 Dec 2011 14:12:06 -0200 (BRST)

```I would like to thank Tirthankar and Fernando for their extremely helpful
comments on how to solve the matrix equation AX = B for X. The best
solution will be to use mata, (requiring a more recent version of Stata).

Thanks again.

Tiago

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Dear statalisters,

I need to perform the division of matrices A/B, and need to solve the
matrix equation AX = B for X.

Is there a quick way to solve for X without using Mata?

For example, I have the following matrices:

matrix A = (0.5, 0.25)
matrix B =  (10, 0.5 \ 0.5, 15)

and the results should be something like:

matrix C = (0.05, 0)

Tiago

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