Re: Non-algebraic solution

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• Subject: [mg52427] Re: Non-algebraic solution
• From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
• Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2004 01:40:20 -0500 (EST)
• Organization: Uni Leipzig
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```Hi,

Needs["Graphics`ImplicitPlot`"]

With[{a = 1, b = 0.10, c = 1, d = 1},
ImplicitPlot[
Log[y/a] + b*Log[c + y/d] == -x, {x, -10, 100}, {y, 1/10, 100}]
]

Regards

Jens

"B.Ravinder" <ravi at crest.ernet.in> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:co6h5d\$nmp\$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Dear all,
> I want to plot the following type of logarithmic equation having
> dependent variable y and independent variable x.
>
> Log[y/a] + b*Log[c+y/d] = -x
>
> where a,b,c and d are some arbitrary constants.
>
> First I tried to solve the equation for y using Solve function in
> Mathematica 4.2, but got the following error
> message:
> Solve:: tdep :
> The equations appear to involve the variables to be solved
> for in an essentially non-algebraic way.
>
>
> Could someone please guide me as to how do we solve such equation
> with/without Mathematica.
>                             or
> If possible, how to obtain y vs. x plot in Mathematica without soving them
> exactly.
> Waiting for the kind resonse.
>
> Regards,
> Ravi
>

```

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