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Re: Constrained Min, non-linear

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  • Subject: [mg4510] Re: Constrained Min, non-linear
  • From: elsner at (Ron Elsner)
  • Date: Fri, 2 Aug 1996 02:22:37 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


>I'm not yet quite familiar with all Mathematica features (who is?) and I'm 
>looking for a solution of a rather simple problem. I can easily solve it by 
>hand but I wanna know how to do this with Mathematica. Here it is:

>Where is f(x,y)=x^2+y^2 minimal, if x and y are
>constrained to abs(x+y)=1 ?

>Is it possible to solve this without programming?

>Please answer via email, thanks in advance, Stefan.

Stefan asks for an email response.  I would also like to see the 
answer to this posted here.

Ron Elsner


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