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Garrie Mushet
12/15/11 05:54am

Hi there.

I'm new to Mathematica (literally started using it yesterday).

In one of the first calculations I'm using Mathematica for there is a variable with a subscript a_r, which means radial acceleration.

Unfortunately, there's also an equation for another variable, Orbital Radius, which is denoted r. Hence, whenever I attempt to write a_r, Mathematica automatically replaces the subscript with the equation for r.

Is there any way to stop it doing this?

I've attached an image of the problem.

Attachment: MathematicaProblem.jpg, URL: www.strath.ac.uk/space,

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