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Re: Simple Problem (I suppose...)

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  • 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

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