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Problem with Solve and NSolve

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg122428] Problem with Solve and NSolve
  • From: "V. Williams" <gvicente at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 05:35:21 -0400 (EDT)
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I've recently tried Mathematica 8.0.1, and I've found that it's unable to compute Solve[x^3*Sin[x]==1,x] (and the same with NSolve), which gives an error: 
Solve::nsmet: This system cannot be solved with the methods available to Solve

WolframAlpha solves it without problems, so what's wrong with Mathematica?



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