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Re: symbolic evaluation

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  • Subject: [mg86981] Re: symbolic evaluation
  • From: Szabolcs <szhorvat at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 03:14:24 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fsg6n1$j55$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Mar 27, 2:16 pm, "news.east.cox.net" <s... at sam.com> 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?
> TIA
> Paul

You mean you want to *solve* the equation, so search for solve in the
docs.

Also, there is a link called "Equation solving" on the startpage of
the doc centre.


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