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Re: Can Mathematica solve these problems?

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  • Subject: [mg19544] Re: Can Mathematica solve these problems?
  • From: "David Bailey" <dave-bailey at freeuk.com>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 00:52:30 -0400
  • References: <7q9gu4$o59@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

CHAN Wone Fu wrote in message <7q9gu4$o59 at smc.vnet.net>...
>
>     I have two problems:
>
>(1) one nonlinear equations with two unknowns; and
>(2) a set of simultaneous nonlinear equations
>
>    to solve.
>
>    May I know if Mathematica could solve the problems?
>

Almost certainly. Mathematica uses Groebner Bases to solve simultaneous
nonlinear equations symbolically. Of course, if the result boils down to
solving a quintic (or higher) equation you will have to accept a numeric
answer. Try posting the specific equations you had in mind.

David Bailey
Salford Software
db at salford-software.com




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