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Re: symbolic evaluation

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  • Subject: [mg86983] Re: [mg86951] symbolic evaluation
  • From: Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 03:14:48 -0500 (EST)
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On Mar 27, 2008, at 9:17 AM, 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?

x/.Solve[7 x==14,x]

As for where that expression came from I suggest looking up the  
component pieces (starting with Solve) in the help documentation.



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