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Re: very odd failure of Solve

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  • Subject: [mg131706] Re: very odd failure of Solve
  • From: Alan <alan.isaac at>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 02:46:01 -0400 (EDT)
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On Wednesday, September 18, 2013 6:12:34 AM UTC-4, da... at wrote:
> It does seem to involve ordering. If instead of "a+c" one has "y+c" then Solve handles it. The underlying issue is some simplifying that produces, or not, a "nice" form of intermediate expression. This was also recently reported in the Mathematica stackexchange forum.
> I hope to find time to investigate further, some day.

Thanks for the link. Looking forward to a resolution.
Alan Isaac

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