Re: Defining Solve results as variable

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg70038] Re: [mg70022] Defining Solve results as variable*From*: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>*Date*: Sun, 1 Oct 2006 04:08:27 -0400 (EDT)*Reply-to*: hanlonr at cox.net

x1 = x /. Solve[x+1==2, x][[1]] 1 x1 = Solve[x+1==2, x][[1, 1, 2]] 1 Bob Hanlon ---- Diana <diana.mecum at gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > > I am trying to write a program which defines a variable with the > results of a Solve equation. > > So, if I write > > Solve[x+1=2,x] > > I get {{x -> 1}} > > I have not been able to figure out how to define a variable to the > result, so that if I then type > > x1 = %, for example, it defines x1 as 1. > > I know this must be simple, but I didn't find it in the Help material. > > Thanks in advance, > > Diana > -- Bob Hanlon hanlonr at cox.net