Re: implicit function

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg28313] Re: implicit function*From*: "Paul Lutus" <nospam at nosite.com>*Date*: Mon, 9 Apr 2001 02:58:10 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <9arhph$q8m@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"Phil Bonacich" <bonacich at soc.ucla.edu> wrote in message news:9arhph$q8m at smc.vnet.net... > This is a simple problem, but one that has bedeviled me. I define > ff[x_] := FindRoot[2y == x, {y, .5}] . I don't want "{y -> 0.25}" when I > enter ff[.5]; I want ".25", so that I can do other things with the function > ff. How do I get it? ff[x_] := FindRoot[2y == x, {y, .5}] [[1,2]] -- Paul Lutus www.arachnoid.com