<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com... > Dear Friends, > > In MATLAB let us type > > A = [0.1195952380 0.2552619050 0.3235000000 0.1289285710 > 0.6675476190 -0.0770000000 0.1973809520]; > > and > > b0 = 1.7250238100; > > If I use backslash operator as 'A\b0', the result is > > [0 0 0 0 2.5841 0 0] > > and if I use > > pinv(A)*b0 > > we get the answer as: > > 0.2985 0.6370 0.8073 0.3217 1.6659 -0.1922 0.4926 > > But many documents which talk about backslash operator, say that both the > operations should result in the same answer. Why is this not so in this > case?
Because it's not necessarily true in general? Can you post a link to one of those "many documents?" If they're part of the MathWorks documentation they may be related to a specific scenario where that is the case, or they may need to be corrected.