Re: Simple Problem (I suppose...)

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg22128] Re: [mg22102] Simple Problem (I suppose...)*From*: Wolfgang Schadow <schadow at lin07.triumf.ca>*Date*: Wed, 16 Feb 2000 02:34:44 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200002140703.CAA12393@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi, The answer to your problem is also very simple: You are using the underscore in the definition of f as subscript, so Mathematica can not interpret x as a variable. Try the following definition for f \!\(f[x_] := \ x\^5 + x\^4 + x\^2\) and everything will work. Wolfgang ========================================================================= Wolfgang Schadow Phone: +1-604-222-1047 ext. 6453 (office) TRIUMF +1-604-875-6066 (home) Theory Group FAX: +1-604-222-1074 4004 Wesbrook Mall Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2A3 email: schadow at triumf.ca Canada www : http://www.triumf.ca/people/schadow =========================================================================

**References**:**Simple Problem (I suppose...)***From:*kallmeyer@bigfoot.com (Andreas Kallmeyer)