solve and Abs

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg69379] solve and Abs*From*: "Richard J. Fateman" <fateman at eecs.berkeley.edu>*Date*: Sat, 9 Sep 2006 03:27:02 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: UC Berkeley

Is there a reason (in 5.1) for Solve[x-Abs[x]==0,x] to return {{}}? This supposedly means all variables can have all possible values. Reduce does better.

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: solve and Abs***From:*"Chris Chiasson" <chris@chiasson.name>