Re: Variable Assignment

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg14009] Re: Variable Assignment*From*: "Kevin J. McCann" <kevinmccann at Home.com>*Date*: Mon, 14 Sep 1998 02:57:52 -0400*Organization*: @Home Network*References*: <6tfpjt$5v1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

yourFavoriteVariableName = x/.FindRoot[Exp[x] == x^2,{x,-0.5}] you can even say x = x/.FindRoot[Exp[x] == x^2,{x,-0.5}] However, if you do that you will need to reset x before you use it again in your FindRoot. Cheers, Kevin >FindRoot[Exp[x] == x^2, {x, -0.5}] > >{x --> -0.703467} > >How do I assign the result [-0.7033467] to a variable? > >