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Re: Eliminating parameters

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  • Subject: [mg61570] Re: [mg61557] Eliminating parameters
  • From: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at>
  • Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 03:24:09 -0400 (EDT)
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I thought Eliminate worked on equations???
Maybe I am just wrong, but, could you send your code?

On 10/22/05, Francisco Javier <pacoga at> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Suppose that {X, Y, Z} = {f[u,v], g[u,v], h[u, v]} and that we want to
> eliminate u, v and get an equation in X, Y, Z.
> Then we can try
> Eliminate[{X-f[u,v], Y-g[u,v], Z-h[u,v]},{u, v}]
> This time f, g, w contain square roots and I think that this is the
> reason by which Eliminate seems don't work (after 15 minutes I aborted
> the calculation)
> Is there any enhancement or substitute for Eliminate in this case?
> Thank you
> --
> ----
> Francisco Javier García Capitán

Chris Chiasson

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