*To*: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net*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) >