MathGroup Archive 2000

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: transposing an equation

  • To: mathgroup at
  • Subject: [mg26258] Re: transposing an equation
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2000 00:19:33 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <90kq3d$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


Solve[y==a x^2 + b x +x,x]


InverseSeries[a  x^2 + b  x + c + O[x]^3, y]

General it is not possible for an exact polynom to revert
the equation y= a x^2+b*x+c into


Christopher Deacon wrote:
> 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

  • Prev by Date: Re: Implicit surface plotting
  • Next by Date: Relative Font Size in Plots / Graphics`
  • Previous by thread: Re: transposing an equation
  • Next by thread: Re: transposing an equation