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  • Subject: [mg11707] Re: Question: inequalities
  • From: SChandler <>
  • Date: Sat, 21 Mar 1998 18:35:50 -0500
  • Organization: University of Houston
  • References: <6eslt3$>

The standard package Algebra`InequalitySolve does the trick here.


Seth J. Chandler
Associate Professor of Law
University of Houston Law Center

Mike & Lizette Sullivan wrote:

> Hello everyone, I am using Mathematica 2.2:
> I'm taking my old calculus book and going through it again to touch up
> on my basics before beginning a Master's degree program in the fall
> (I've been out of college for four years).  I'm planning on using
> mathematica to generate solutions for the book problems that don't come
> with solutions, but I've hit a snag in chapter 1.1 :(
> How do I get mathematica to give me a solution set for a inequality?
> For example, lets say I want to get mathematica to solve  Abs(2x+1)>5,
> where Abs means Absolute Value Of?
> Does mathematica have the capability of giving me a solution set like
> (-Infinity, -3) U (2, Infinity) which is the solution to this problem?
> Please help.
> Mike Sullivan

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