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Inserting the value of a current variable (symbol) in a text cell?


Assuming a given symbol ("x", say) has previously been given a numerical
value (x=<x-value>, say), is there a simple way to have that numerical
value appear in the text in a text cell?  

E.g., have the text in a cell read, "Using our previous assumption that
x = <x-value>, we can show that . . . "

Email reply appreciated:  siegman at stanford.edu


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