Re: ???? How to assign result from Solve to variable ????

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg3836] Re: ???? How to assign result from Solve to variable ????*From*: hohmuth at cipserv1.physik.uni-ulm.de (Lars Hohmuth)*Date*: Mon, 29 Apr 1996 00:31:16 -0400*Organization*: Uni Ulm*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <4let71$e4m at dragonfly.wolfram.com> rpiyaket at ucsd.edu (Ram Piyaket) writes: >From: rpiyaket at ucsd.edu (Ram Piyaket) To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net >Subject: ???? How to assign result from Solve to variable ???? >Date: 22 Apr 1996 03:08:17 GMT >Hi, >I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to deal with this problem. >I want to assign the numerical result that I obtain from the Solve or etc. >command, which typically enclosed in the braces ({...}) to a variable >so that I can reuse it. I just want the numerical number, not the braces. >Can you tell me how? I appreciate all the help from you. Thank you very much. >Ram I presume you want something like this: In[1]:= Solve[3 x == 5,x] Out[1]:= {x->1.6667} In[2]:= y = x/.First[[%1]] **This tells Mma to assign the first result of input 1to ** Out[2]:= 1.6667 Hope this helps, Lars ==== [MESSAGE SEPARATOR] ====