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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg68541] Re: How to get the output of Minimize function in x = a format*From*: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>*Date*: Wed, 9 Aug 2006 04:19:25 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK*References*: <eb9pj0$t41$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

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