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Re: Algebraic Symbol Manipulation

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg54153] Re: [mg54125] Algebraic Symbol Manipulation
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2005 01:57:01 -0500 (EST)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at cox.net
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Solve[V==Pi*r^2*h/3, h]//Flatten

{h -> (3*V)/(Pi*r^2)}

h /. %

(3*V)/(Pi*r^2)


Bob Hanlon

> 
> From: "mattisbusy at gmail.com" <mattisbusy at gmail.com>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Date: 2005/02/11 Fri AM 03:33:39 EST
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg54153] [mg54125] Algebraic Symbol Manipulation
> 
> Hello,
> 
> 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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