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RE: Solve-Problem!

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg33663] RE: [mg33653] Solve-Problem!
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2002 01:30:34 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Robert,

Plot it to get some idea of what you are dealing with...

Plot[Sin[x] - (x - 1), {x, -10, 10},
    PlotRange -> All];

...and then use FindRoot.

FindRoot[Sin[x] == x - 1, {x, 2}]
{x -> 1.93456}

David Park
djmp at earthlink.net
http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Klinzmann [mailto:Emperor2002 at web.de]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Sent: Thursday, April 04, 2002 7:40 PM
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg33663] [mg33653] Solve-Problem!
> 
> 
> 
> Hi!
> 
> I have the equation:
> 
> Sin[x] = x - 1
> 
> The equation Mathematica cant solve with Solve[......]! But how 
> Mathematica
> can solve it??
> 
> THX and Have fun
> Emperor2002
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