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Re: Solving an equation

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg51358] Re: [mg51299] Solving an equation
  • From: Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at jeol.com>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 02:46:05 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200410141035.GAA14785@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On Oct 14, 2004, at 6:35 AM, Scott wrote:

> Does anyone know of a better way to do
> this problem?

You could try using FindRoot eg.

FindRoot[{Re[Gamma[a + I b]] == 3, Im[Gamma[a + I b]] == 4}, {{a, 0.1}, 
{b, 0.1}}]

>   Is there a way to have Mathematica compare each result
> of the do loop to a given value, and given certain conditions spit out
> an answer for a and b?

You could use an If expression and a Print eg.

Do[expression;expression;...;If[test,Print["Some 
Message"]];...,{iterations}]

> Hope that makes sense.

I hope my answer's are helpful.

Regards,

Ssezi


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