Re: Output of "Solve" as a list

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg28608] Re: Output of "Solve" as a list*From*: "Paul Lutus" <nospam at nosite.com>*Date*: Wed, 2 May 2001 03:37:01 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <9cldjh$18e@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"Doron" <dkl2 at zahav.net.il> wrote in message news:9cldjh$18e at smc.vnet.net... > Asking for "Solve" command won't give a list , for example: > > In[23]:= > data = Solve[x\^2 == 4, x] > Out[23]= > {{x -> -2}, {x -> 2}} > > But if I want to use the output , for example : > > In[24]:= > data^3 > Out[24]= > ( ( x -> (-2) }^3, ( (x -> {2) }^3 } . > > the software dosen't consider x-> ... , as a number , > but literally as "x->..." , so when asking data^3 it gives > (x->...)^3 . > > Can anyone help me ? , thank you . Instead of showing how you tried to solve the problem, why not just say what the problem was, the goal? There will be an easier way to get the result you are after. -- Paul Lutus www.arachnoid.com