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Re: Re: Bug in Solve?

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  • Subject: [mg36864] Re: [mg36846] Re: [mg36834] Bug in Solve?
  • From: BobHanlon at aol.com
  • Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 03:03:04 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

That should read "...denominator of the expression for p1..." 

Bob

In a message dated 9/29/2002 4:28:03 AM, BobHanlon at aol.com writes:

>You might find it more robust (and the results cleaner) if you Simplify
>the 
>equation prior to using Solve.  Such as
>
>Solve[eqn // Rationalize // Simplify, p1]
>
>However, if you are assigning values to p or x prior to using Solve, there
>
>may not be a solution.  That is, for whenever the numerator of the expression
>
>for p1 would be zero, e.g., 
>
>p = (-6 x^7 + 7 x^6 +1)/(x^6 + 1).
>



Bob Hanlon


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