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Re: How to solve this simple equation?

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  • 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


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