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Re: Defining Solve results as variable

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  • Subject: [mg70052] Re: [mg70022] Defining Solve results as variable
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at>
  • Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2006 04:09:41 -0400 (EDT)
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Because of the way the rest of the system works, you will probably
change your preferences soon. However, all you have to do is:


On 9/30/06, Diana <diana.mecum at> 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


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