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Re: How to get the output of Minimize function in x = a format


erkutsonmez wrote:
> Say that,I have the following minimization problem
> 
> Minimize[x^2 - 3x + 6, x]
> 
> which gives me the x value that minimizes the expression in the format
> of
> 
> {x -> 3\2}.
> 
> 
> I want to get the result in the format of x = 3/2 before seeing the
> result . What should i do?
> 
> In other words i want x = argmin[x^2 - 3x + 6, x], how should i code
> it?
> 
> Thanks for help,
> 
> Best
> Erkut
> 

x = x /. Minimize[x^(2) - 3*x + 6, x][[2]]

--> 3/2

Might be worthwhile to, at least, glance at Section 2.5: "Transformation 
Rules and Definitions" of the Mathematica Book.
http://documents.wolfram.com/mathematica/book/section-2.5

HTH,
Jean-Marc


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