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Re: Solve question

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg52784] Re: [mg52756] Solve question
  • From: yehuda ben-shimol <benshimo at bgu.ac.il>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 04:22:38 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200412111023.FAA06579@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

The system of equations DO NOT have a solution.
What do you expect from
a1+a2 == -2/3
and
a1+a2 == -5/8
???????????????????????????
yehuda

symbio wrote:

>Why doesn't Solve work here:  Is this a solve bug??
>
>In[4]:=
>\!\(eq1 = \[Sum]\+\(m = 1\)\%2 3*a\_m == \(-2\)\[IndentingNewLine]
>eq2 = \[Sum]\+\(m = 1\)\%2 8*a\_m == \(-5\)\[IndentingNewLine]
>Solve[{eq1, eq2}, {a\_1, a\_2}]\)
>
>Out[4]=
>\!\(3\ a\_1 + 3\ a\_2 == \(-2\)\)
>Out[5]=
>\!\(8\ a\_1 + 8\ a\_2 == \(-5\)\)
>Out[6]=
>{} 
>
>  
>


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