Re: How to solve this simple equation?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg87714] Re: How to solve this simple equation?*From*: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>*Date*: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 05:01:19 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK*References*: <fu1tvq$oi8$1@smc.vnet.net>

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) You may want to try Solve[] (or Reduce[]) as in (note the *double* equal sign to check logical equality) In[29]:= Solve[y == 0.00324184/(2 + 2.78456 (1/y)^0.4)] Out[29]= {{y -> 0.0000127162}} Regards, -- Jean-Marc