Re: Mathematica can't solve simple system of equations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg60434] Re: [mg60395] Mathematica can't solve simple system of equations*From*: "benshimo at bgumail.bgu.ac.il" <bsyehuda at gmail.com>*Date*: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 03:49:37 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200509150916.FAA15820@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: benshimo at bgumail.bgu.ac.il*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I would look at FindInstance. I cannot be more accurate since the expression you submitted is not an equation. yehua On 9/15/05, Mukhtar Bekkali <mbekkali at gmail.com> wrote: > > Assume I have two equations a[i]^x(a[i]^x+a[j]^x)^(1/x)-p[i], where > i=1,2, i!=j (not equal), and all variables, {a,x,p} are strictly > positive. Mathematica cannot give me the answer that I can work out by > hand in less than a minute. I used both Solve and Reduce to solve for > a[i], i=1,2. Please advise. Mukhtar Bekkali > >

**References**:**Mathematica can't solve simple system of equations***From:*"Mukhtar Bekkali" <mbekkali@gmail.com>