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hetanquary
09/19/12 2:27pm

Given a y value I am trying to solve this equation for x:
(0.5)log(x) + (0.5)x == y

I have tried using NSolve, as well as several other methods of reduction. Mathematica cannot says that it cannot find all solutions when inverting the function and the answers that it does give are incorrect. Ex.)For y == 0.5, x should = 1, but I get an answer of 0.0001. What am I missing?

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Re: solving inverse functions Bill Simpson 09/19/12 3:48pm
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