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Re: How to solve this simple equation?

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  • Subject: [mg87732] Re: [mg87659] How to solve this simple equation?
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 05:04:42 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at cox.net

eqn = (y == 0.00324184/(2 + 2.78456 (1/y)^0.4));

NSolve[eqn, y]

{{y->0.0000127162}}

FindRoot[eqn, {y, 1}]

{y->0.0000127162}

Reduce[Rationalize[eqn, 0], y] // N

y == 0.0000127162


Bob Hanlon

---- dinodeblasio at gmail.com wrote: 
> Hello, I am quite new user of mathematica, I'd like to solve or at
> least find an optimal solution for the following equation:
> 
> y = 0.00324184/(2 + 2.78456 (1/y)^0.4)
> 
> Thanks for your collaboration.
> Dino
> 



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