Re: symbolic evaluation

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg87003] Re: symbolic evaluation*From*: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>*Date*: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 03:18:37 -0500 (EST)

On 3/27/08 at 8:17 AM, sam at sam.com (news.east.cox.net) wrote: >I'm using Mathematica 5.1 I want to evaluate a simple equation >symbolically, such as 7x = 14. of course the answer should be x = >14/7. I can't find a clear example on how to do this with a simple >equation. Can anyone help me? Use the help browser and look at the documentation for Solve. This particular example would be done as: Solve[7 x == 14, x]