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Re: DSolve difficulties ...

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  • Subject: [mg111914] Re: DSolve difficulties ...
  • From: Themis Matsoukas <tmatsoukas at me.com>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 07:07:36 -0400 (EDT)

> The question remains, can I get Mathematica to
> explain the steps it
> took to arrive at the initial implicit solution?
> 
> And, if not, do you know where the derivation of the
> solution can be
> found?
> 

I don't know the answer to this question. Personally, I treat Mathematica as an enormous handbook with access to a huge list of results and with opaque algorithms to obtain them. To find out how these results are derived I would go to the mathematical literature.

Themis


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