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Re: I don't understand in Mathematic


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  • Subject: [mg10610] Re: I don't understand in Mathematic
  • From: rlmc@cyberramp.net (Robert L. McCormick)
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jan 1998 04:42:40 -0500
  • Organization: posted via: CyberRamp.net, Dallas, TX (214) 343-3333/(817) 461-8484 for info
  • References: <6a1oka$q0m@smc.vnet.net>

Mathematica first simplified your equation from x/x+x=1  to  1+x=1 by
dividing the first term (x/x).


Robert


On 20 Jan 1998 03:52:26 -0500, alok.menghrajani@span.ch (alok.
menghrajani) wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I'm 16 and I can't understand how I (why me?) found this bug in
>mathematica. It's such a silly thing:
>
>Solve [x/x+x=1, x] returns x=0 but if x=0 then x/x has no sence!
>
>Bye, ALok
>
>(Pls reply to my email: robot@writeme.com)
>




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