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Re: simultaneous equations - eliminating variables and solving


nninja wrote:
> This is what my formula looks like sofar.
> 
> Solve[{a == b + c + d, e == f + g + c + 2 d, h == c/(b*g),
>   i == d/(c*g), h*i == d/(b*g^2), j == m*g/f, k == l*m,
>   n + m + b + c == g + l}, {g}]
> 
> Basically, I can solve for the variable I want, but I am having trouble eliminating the ones I don't want (ie. I am getting an answer that is in terms of the wrong variables)
> 
> I have been in the help files for ages, and don't really understand how to do this.
> I would really appreciate some pointers!!

Try specifying the third "elims" argument, which specifies the variables 
you'd like Solve to try to eliminate when expressing the answer.

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