Re: Solve weirdness again

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg35088] Re: Solve weirdness again*From*: Peter <peter1963 at totalise.co.uk>*Date*: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 03:22:18 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <aerrte$3ef$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Joshua A. Solomon wrote: > There was a transcription error in my original message. > Allow me to try again. > Why doesn't > > Solve[{k*.01^p==10,k*.1^p==1},{k,p}] > > produce > > {{k->10.,p->-1.}} > > ? > > js There are (at least) 2 reasons: 1. see Andrzej's posting 2. if it could handle these equations using Solve, it should say {{k->0.1,p->-1.}} Peter