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Re: If a*b=c/d, then a=c/bd, How do i do this in Mathematica?

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  • Subject: [mg79777] Re: If a*b=c/d, then a=c/bd, How do i do this in Mathematica?
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2007 05:52:45 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <f8uvi0$bk9$1@smc.vnet.net>

GR wrote:
> Dear Experts,
> 
> I tried reading the help doc in M6, but unable to find the right
> command. Can M6 simplify it?
> 
> Cheers,
> GR

Solve your equation for 'a'.

In[1]:= expr = a*b == c/d
Solve[expr, a]
a /. %[[1]]

Out[1]= a b == c/d

Out[2]= {{a -> c/(b d)}}

Out[3]= c/(b d)

Regards,
Jean-Marc


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