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Re: symbolic evaluation 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?
> Paul
You will be glad to know that Mathematica can solve complicated 
equations of this sort:

Solve[7 x == 14]

(Note the double equals sign)

David Bailey

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