Re: Testing the 'type' of a root returned by Solve

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg54697] Re: Testing the 'type' of a root returned by Solve*From*: Mike Witt <mwNOSPAM at mu.uoregon.edu>*Date*: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 01:29:27 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: University of Oregon*References*: <cvk4i5$dgq$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Thanks for the suggestions. I guess I figured that there would be a "simple" way of testing whether an expression contained an imaginary component, but apparently not. Given that, I think I like David's suggestion best, of simply eliminating the non numeric elements and then reintroducing them later. -Mike