Re: Re: Getting rid of the symbol -> after finding the root

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg39342] Re: [mg39326] Re: Getting rid of the symbol -> after finding the root*From*: "Y.A.Tesiram" <yas at pcomm.hfi.unimelb.edu.au>*Date*: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 03:51:48 -0500 (EST)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi, ReplaceAll will help. e.g. ans = FindRoot[Exp[x]==x^2, {x, -0.5}] {x -> -0.703467} x /. ans -0.703467 OR ReplaceAll[x,ans] -0.703467 Yas On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Mostaghel, Naser wrote: > > Dear Friends, > I need to use the root of a simple equation in subsequent operations. > After extracting the root, it comes in the form ->root. I have not been > able to get rid of the symbol -> . > > Can someone help? > > Thanks, > > > Naser Mostaghel > Professor, Civil Engineering > T: (419) 530-8131 > F: (419) 530-8116 > E: nmostag at utnet.utoledo.edu > > > >