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Annette
01/16/12 07:11am

Hello,

the function
Abs[1 - x]^(1/2) + Abs[x]^(1/2)
has the global minima at x=1 and x=0.

Mathematica finds both solution if this is inputted within the wolfram alpha mode.

In normal mode Mathematica only finds x=0 as a solution of
Min[ Abs[1 - x]^(1/2) + Abs[x]^(1/2), x ]

How can both solutions be found in normal mode?
Thanks for help.

Bye
Annette

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How to get all minima? Annette 01/16/12 07:11am
Re: How to get all minima? jf 01/16/12 10:55am
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