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Re: Can Mathematica 4 do this?

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  • Subject: [mg24518] Re: Can Mathematica 4 do this?
  • From: Harald Giese <giese at>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 03:04:02 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Institut fuer Meereskunde, Universitaet Hamburg
  • References: <8l699m$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Hyun Go write:
> 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).
> All 8 equations in the system are non-linear; Should I
> stop trying it with Mathematica, or is there any
> command more appropriate in dealing with non-linear
> equations?
> Thanks,

Hi Hyun,

You may try FindRoot. Perhaps you should tell us more about the



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