Re: symbolic evaluation

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*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.