Re: Mathematica and Symbolic Manipulation

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• Subject: [mg114417] Re: Mathematica and Symbolic Manipulation
• From: olfa <olfa.mraihi at yahoo.fr>
• Date: Sat, 4 Dec 2010 06:11:06 -0500 (EST)
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```On 29 nov, 12:06, Bill Rowe <readn... at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On 11/28/10 at 6:56 AM, olfa.mra... at yahoo.fr (olfa) wrote:
>
> >I'm facing a big problem with Mathematica because I need to use it
> >SYMBOLICALLY for many functions like:
> >1)Nest[f,x,i] (without knowing the value of i)
> >2)Table[exp,{index,i,n}] (without knowing the values of i and n)
> >3)Rest[m] such that m is a symbolic list (without knowing its concrete
> >elements)
> >How to deal with that?
>
> Without knowing details of what problem you are trying to solve
> that makes you think you need the capability you describe above,
> it is impossible to offer meaningful alternatives. Why not post
> a specific example of what you are trying to do with what you
> have tried?

For example solving this system for the variable vP:
Nest[f,v,j]==Nest[f,vP,jP] && j>=jP

equation should give me: vP=Nest[f,v,j-jP]

```

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