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Paul.Hanson@colorado.edu wrote: > > I'm trying to fit a function of the form: f[x_]:= Exp^(a*x) > > Now, I can fit the exponential without the constant, but I'm really > interested in knowing what the constant is but I haven't found a way to > code this. Helpful suggestions? > > Dr. Paul Hanson, Ph.D. > University of Colorado, Boulder > > -- > * * > * * > /\ */\* > / \ / \ /\ Fitting transcendental equations using the built-in Fit command takes a little bit of doing, and there is an example in section 3.8.1 of the mathematica book with shows how to fit to Exp[a+b x]. You can also use the NonlinearFit included in the add on packages. The on-line help or print "guide to standard add-on packages" shows how to use this function. -- Remove the _nospam_ in the return address to respond.