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Michael
05/30/12 5:43pm

If you start your input with =, as in "= x = 5", then the letters following the first = are sent to Wolfram|Alpha and the output from Alpha is displayed. The assignment "x=5" is not computed in the kernel nor stored in memory.

So instead, write the following:

x = 5

x * x

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newbie - variables not retained in memory Ken Bonner 05/28/12 2:52pm
Re: newbie - variables not retained in memory Bill Simpson 05/30/12 4:19pm
Re: newbie - variables not retained in memory Michael 05/30/12 5:43pm
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