Re: New user: Abs[] problem

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg50112] Re: [mg50079] New user: Abs[] problem*From*: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>*Date*: Sun, 15 Aug 2004 03:14:54 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200408140550.BAA15327@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: drbob at bigfoot.com*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Reduce[x + 1 - Abs[2*x - 4] + Abs[5 - x] == 0, x] x == -1 || Re[x] >= 5 && Im[x] == 0 Plot[x+1-Abs[2x-4]+Abs[5-x],{x,-2,10}] Bobby On Sat, 14 Aug 2004 01:50:33 -0400 (EDT), <Edson.Brusque at smc.vnet.net> wrote: > Hello, > > I'm starting Electrical Engineering and using Mathematica for > helping me in Calculus e Algebra studies. > > I'm trying to solve this equation on Mathematica: > x + 1 - |2x - 4| + |5 - x| = 0 > > on the Math* notebook I'm typing: > Solve[x + 1 - Abs[2x - 4] + Abs[5 - x] == 0,x] > > but only got an empty output: {{}} > > Someone please can help me get Math* to solve this? > > Thank you very much, > > Edson Brusque > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > Edson Brusque C.I.Tronics Lighting Designers Ltda > Research and Development Blumenau - SC - Brazil > http://www.suporte.ind.br/ryan/netiqueta.htm www.citronics.com.br > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > > > > > -- DrBob at bigfoot.com www.eclecticdreams.net

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