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Re: Algebraic Symbol Manipulation

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  • Subject: [mg54179] Re: [mg54125] Algebraic Symbol Manipulation
  • From: Tomas Garza <tgarza01 at prodigy.net.mx>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2005 01:58:31 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200502110833.DAA09180@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You are missing the left hand side of the equation, aren't you? Try

In[2]:=
Solve[{v == (1/3)*Pi*r^2*h}, {h}]
Out[2]=
{{h -> (3*v)/(Pi*r^2)}}

Tomas Garza
Mexico City
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <mattisbusy at gmail.com>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg54179] [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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