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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