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  • Subject: [mg121377] Solve::nsmet
  • From: Diviya Smith <diviya.smith at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 07:18:32 -0400 (EDT)
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Hi there,

I am trying to solve this equation using Mathematica but I keep getting the
following error "Solve::nsmet: This system cannot be solved with the methods
available to Solve".

Solve[(p*(1 - e^(-x*(d - p))))/((-d + p) (1 - e^(x*p))) == y, x]

I have also tried *Reduce* but that does not work either. Any suggestions,
how I can fix the error? I am new to Mathematica...my apologies if this is a
very basic question.

Thanks,
Diviya



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