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Algebraic Symbol Manipulation

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  • Subject: [mg54125] Algebraic Symbol Manipulation
  • From: "mattisbusy at" <mattisbusy at>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2005 03:33:39 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


I was wondering how to manipulate Mathematica into solving a problem
such as this:

Solve for h:

V = 1/3(pie)r^2h

I would think you would do:

Solve[{1/3(pie)r^2h},{h}]   - although it does not compute the expected
answer.  Am I doing this right?  Thanks!

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