solve for a squared variable

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg60424] solve for a squared variable*From*: "Ruth Lazkoz" <ruth.lazkoz at ehu.es>*Date*: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 03:49:04 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200509150916.FAA15860@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi everyone, Why does Solve[x^2 + y == 1, x^2] give and error message? How can I solve for x^2? Thanks, Ruth

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