1 | initial version |

Hello, @Alex89! I don't know exactly why this is failing. I even try using `Sympy`

as solver for the problem, but my computer crashed (in SageCell, I got a "Memory Error"). However, you can cleverly solve this system. Check this out:

Let's make a change of variables, making $x=\log_10(a2)$ and $y=\log_10(b2)$. Then, your code can be rewritten as

```
var('a2,b2')
solve([x + 435*y == 50.88, 435*x + 8555*y == 979.15], x, y)
```

That gives the following solution:

```
[[x == (-921/17800), y == (60439/516200)]]
```

This implies that $\log_10(a2)=-921/17800$ and $\log_10(b2)=60439/516200$. Now, if you apply the definition of the logarithm, these in turn imply that $a2=10^{-921/17800}$ and $b2=10^{60439/516200}$. If you want these values as numerical values, you do

```
a2 = N(10^(-921/17800))
b2 = N(10^(60439/516200))
```

which gives you

```
a2 = 0.887684071389383
b2 = 1.30943656287307
```

That's it! I hope this helps!

2 | No.2 Revision |

Hello, @Alex89! I don't know exactly why this is failing. I even try using `Sympy`

as solver for the problem, but my computer crashed (in SageCell, I got a "Memory Error"). However, you can cleverly solve this system. Check this out:

Let's make a change of variables, making $x=\log_10(a2)$ and $y=\log_10(b2)$. Then, your code can be rewritten as

```
var('a2,b2')
solve([x + 435*y == 50.88, 435*x + 8555*y == 979.15], x, y)
```

That gives the following solution:

```
[[x == (-921/17800), y == (60439/516200)]]
```

This implies that ~~$\log_10(a2)=-921/17800$ ~~$\log_{10}(a2)=-921/17800$ and ~~$\log_10(b2)=60439/516200$. ~~$\log_{10}(b2)=60439/516200$. Now, if you apply the definition of the logarithm, these in turn imply that $a2=10^{-921/17800}$ and $b2=10^{60439/516200}$. If you want these values as numerical values, you do

```
a2 = N(10^(-921/17800))
b2 = N(10^(60439/516200))
```

which gives you

```
a2 = 0.887684071389383
b2 = 1.30943656287307
```

That's it! I hope this helps!

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