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Minimize - What am I doing worng?

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  • From: "Eduardo M. A. M.Mendes" <emammendes at>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 05:35:18 -0400 (EDT)


I am trying to use minimize as follows

But unfortunately Mathematica returns

NMinimize::nnum: The function value \[NoBreak]{1.30494}\[NoBreak] is not a
number at \[NoBreak]{m,l1,l2}\[NoBreak] =
<> =87

What am I doing wrong?  If I use rational numbers there is no problem.

Many thanks


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