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transposing an equation

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg26234] transposing an equation
  • From: "Christopher Deacon" <cdeacon at physics.mun.ca>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2000 02:16:20 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Suppose y=a x^2+b x +c.

How can I get Mathematica to solve for x (i.e., x=Ay^2+By+C) and give me the
values for the constants A,B,C?

Chris

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