# sgesv.f man page

sgesv.f —

## Synopsis

### Functions/Subroutines

subroutine **sgesv** (N, NRHS, A, LDA, IPIV, B, LDB, INFO)**SGESV computes the solution to system of linear equations A * X = B for GE matrices** (simple driver)

## Function/Subroutine Documentation

### subroutine sgesv (integerN, integerNRHS, real, dimension( lda, * )A, integerLDA, integer, dimension( * )IPIV, real, dimension( ldb, * )B, integerLDB, integerINFO)

**SGESV computes the solution to system of linear equations A * X = B for GE matrices** (simple driver)

**Purpose:**

SGESV computes the solution to a real system of linear equations A * X = B, where A is an N-by-N matrix and X and B are N-by-NRHS matrices. The LU decomposition with partial pivoting and row interchanges is used to factor A as A = P * L * U, where P is a permutation matrix, L is unit lower triangular, and U is upper triangular. The factored form of A is then used to solve the system of equations A * X = B.

**Parameters:**-
*N*N is INTEGER The number of linear equations, i.e., the order of the matrix A. N >= 0.

*NRHS*NRHS is INTEGER The number of right hand sides, i.e., the number of columns of the matrix B. NRHS >= 0.

*A*A is REAL array, dimension (LDA,N) On entry, the N-by-N coefficient matrix A. On exit, the factors L and U from the factorization A = P*L*U; the unit diagonal elements of L are not stored.

*LDA*LDA is INTEGER The leading dimension of the array A. LDA >= max(1,N).

*IPIV*IPIV is INTEGER array, dimension (N) The pivot indices that define the permutation matrix P; row i of the matrix was interchanged with row IPIV(i).

*B*B is REAL array, dimension (LDB,NRHS) On entry, the N-by-NRHS matrix of right hand side matrix B. On exit, if INFO = 0, the N-by-NRHS solution matrix X.

*LDB*LDB is INTEGER The leading dimension of the array B. LDB >= max(1,N).

*INFO*INFO is INTEGER = 0: successful exit < 0: if INFO = -i, the i-th argument had an illegal value > 0: if INFO = i, U(i,i) is exactly zero. The factorization has been completed, but the factor U is exactly singular, so the solution could not be computed.

**Author:**-
Univ. of Tennessee

Univ. of California Berkeley

Univ. of Colorado Denver

NAG Ltd.

**Date:**November 2011

Definition at line 123 of file sgesv.f.

## Author

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## Referenced By

sgesv(3) is an alias of sgesv.f(3).

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