# Question:How do I collect & match polynomial coefficients from several functional equations? (Maple 2016)

## Question:How do I collect & match polynomial coefficients from several functional equations? (Maple 2016)

Maple 2016

I have several functional equations in equally many unknown functions of at least two variables, plus parameters.  ("collect" works just for single equations, right?)

I know that for certain parameter ranges, all the functions involved will be quadratic, and I know some coefficients are zero.  That gives me some  coefficients to determine.  I want to

1. specify the functional equations [done in a very primitive low-tech way in the attachment, using atomic variables rather than indices ... have I done correctly?!?]
2. get Maple to collect coefficients (the K's and the L's in the attachment; the variables are (y,z))
3. get Maple to state an equation system these coefficients have to satisfy (these will unfortunately be coupled quadratics)
4. get Maple to solve that equation system if possible, and if not: to tell me when (= for what parameter values, parameters being the "remaining letters" in the attachment) I have specified enough coefficients
5. in case of a solution, get Maple to tell me which coefficients are real and positive (for those that are solution of quadratic eq's: whether a positive solution exists)

Phew. I am still a complete newbie. Edit: Attachment link: STcoeff2match.mw where the equations themselves are EQ0, EQ1 and EQ2 at the bottom. Copying and pasting them, they look like this (download STcoeff2pastedEQs.mw)

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