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Re: Can Mathematica 4 do this?

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  • Subject: [mg24523] Re: Can Mathematica 4 do this?
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 03:04:05 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <8l699m$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


a) Mathematica 4.0 has one of the best equation solvers 
   When Mathematica can't solve it other systems
   will fail as well.
b) 40 min for 8 equations -- depends on the nonlinearity
   but 4-12 days (on a UltraSPARC) are possible even for 4 equations


Hyun Go wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to solve a system of 8 equations with 8
> unknowns using Solve --by simply making them into a
> system of simultaneous equation and let Solve run.
> However, the calculation's been running for more than
> 40 mins so far and I'm still waiting (I have set
> $RecursionLimit = 2000).

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