Re: solve() problem since new ROM update

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg56949] Re: [mg56926] solve() problem since new ROM update*From*: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>*Date*: Wed, 11 May 2005 05:24:04 -0400 (EDT)*Reply-to*: hanlonr at cox.net*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Solve[x^4-1==3,x] {{x -> -Sqrt[2]}, {x -> (-I)*Sqrt[2]}, {x -> I*Sqrt[2]}, {x -> Sqrt[2]}} Select[%, FreeQ[#,Complex]&] {{x -> -Sqrt[2]}, {x -> Sqrt[2]}} Bob Hanlon > > From: Mike <jenningsmca_REMOVETHIS at hotmail.com> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net > Date: 2005/05/10 Tue AM 03:42:41 EDT > Subject: [mg56949] [mg56926] solve() problem since new ROM update > > I have tried multiple problems (simple ones albiet) to solve while in > ALG mode. > SOLVE(x^4 - 1 = 3, x) > but this provides no result. Just returns the question with no answer. > The answer should be x = -Sqrt(2) or x = sqrt(2). > > The example works in RPN, but I use both environments depending what I > am doing. It worked before the upgrade. > Am I missing something here! > > - Mike > > Bob Hanlon Chantilly, VA