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Re: Solve weirdness again

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  • Subject: [mg35056] Re: Solve weirdness again
  • From: EG <awer_ie at>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 23:55:03 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <aerrte$3ef$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


NSolve does not work at all with exponential,logs,and trigc or
hyperbolic functions. In order to solve these types of equations
numerically you should use FindRoot command.

FindRoot [{k*.01^p==10,k*.1^p==1},{k,-1},{p,0}]

I think that it is using some iterative method to find an approximate


On Thu, 20 Jun 2002 06:15:10 +0000 (UTC), "Joshua A. Solomon"
<J.A.Solomon at> wrote:

>There was a transcription error in my original message.
>Allow me to try again.
>Why doesn't 

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