Re: Mathematica and Symbolic Manipulation

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg114417] Re: Mathematica and Symbolic Manipulation*From*: olfa <olfa.mraihi at yahoo.fr>*Date*: Sat, 4 Dec 2010 06:11:06 -0500 (EST)*References*: <id01ge$h0g$1@smc.vnet.net>

On 29 nov, 12:06, Bill Rowe <readn... at sbcglobal.net> wrote: > On 11/28/10 at 6:56 AM, olfa.mra... at yahoo.fr (olfa) wrote: > > >I'm facing a big problem with Mathematica because I need to use it > >SYMBOLICALLY for many functions like: > >1)Nest[f,x,i] (without knowing the value of i) > >2)Table[exp,{index,i,n}] (without knowing the values of i and n) > >3)Rest[m] such that m is a symbolic list (without knowing its concrete > >elements) > >How to deal with that? > > Without knowing details of what problem you are trying to solve > that makes you think you need the capability you describe above, > it is impossible to offer meaningful alternatives. Why not post > a specific example of what you are trying to do with what you > have tried? For example solving this system for the variable vP: Nest[f,v,j]==Nest[f,vP,jP] && j>=jP equation should give me: vP=Nest[f,v,j-jP]