Re: Solve question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg52814] Re: Solve question*From*: "Bill Bertram" <wkb at aansto.gov.au>*Date*: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 04:24:06 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation*References*: <cpekkc$75h$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"symbio" <symbio at has.com> wrote in message news:cpekkc$75h$1 at smc.vnet.net... > 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]= > {} No bug! Your equations don't have a solution. The two equations cannot be both be true! Cheers