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- Subject: [mg25747] Re: [mg25681] Solve...
- From: Chris Johnson <cjohnson at shell.faradic.net>
- Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2000 14:42:55 -0400 (EDT)
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
I had the same problem. After deleting the space between the : and = in
the function definition, the Solve command caused a crash on my
system. The Kernal shut down and had to be restarted.
I'm using v. 4.0.2 on Windows NT.
On Thu, 19 Oct 2000, Anesh Sooklal wrote:
> Dear mathgroup,
> I have been trying to solve the following equation using Solve,
> When I type in the following line I get a message saying that an illegal
> operation has been performed.
> f[w_]: = 1./(w^2) + (.9/30.)/(w - 2. Sqrt[200./10.]k)^2 - 1.-
> (3./30.)/( Sqrt[200./10.]k^2 )
> Solve[f[w]==0., w]
> Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong. My aim is to generate a set a
> roots,w , which is a function of k.
> Thanking you in advance
> Aneshkumar Sooklal
> Research Assistant
> Dept. of Physics
> University of Durban-Westville
> South Africa
> Tel: (031) 204 4991
> email: anesh at fermi.udw.ac.za
> Physics Homepage: http://fermi.udw.ac.za
> Plasma Physics Homepage: http://plasma.udw.ac.za
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