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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: [mg79802] Re: If a*b=c/d, then a=c/bd, How do i do this in Mathematica?
  • From: David Bailey <dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2007 04:49:08 -0400 (EDT)
  • 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
> 
> 
I am not exactly sure what this is an example of, but if you want to 
solve for a, then it is easy:


Solve[a*b==c/d,a]

Note the use of == which means "is equal to" rather than = which means 
assignment.

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk


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