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Re: solve for a squared variable

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg60456] Re: [mg60424] solve for a squared variable
  • From: Zhengji Li <zhengji.li at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 05:36:35 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200509150916.FAA15860@smc.vnet.net> <200509160749.DAA00670@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: zhengji.li at gmail.com
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

That's because x^2 is not recognized as a symbol.

let t = x ^ 2, then Solve[t + y == 1, t], you will get the result immediately.

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Li Zhengji
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