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Re: FindRoot

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg47436] Re: FindRoot
  • From: bobhanlon at aol.com (Bob Hanlon)
  • Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 03:44:50 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <c5b1av$7n7$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Look in Help Browser at the Further Examples under EvaluationMonitor.


Bob Hanlon

In article <c5b1av$7n7$1 at smc.vnet.net>, "Bruce W. Colletti"
<bcolletti at compuserve.com> wrote:

<< Am using Mathematica 5.0.1.0 under WinXP Home, and am testing the 
function below.  Taken from a book on Mathematica 4.0, the example says: 


    FindRoot[Print[x]; Sin[x] == x/2, {x, 10}]

returns the evolving solutions before terminating with a solution.

However, when I run this, it doesn't display evolving solutions.  Is 
this a difference between v4.0 and 5.0, or is the above command wrong 
(although taken verbatim from the book)? 


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