[Maxima] about solve()

Robert Dodier robert.dodier at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 13:53:52 CST 2007


On 11/17/07, Mansur Marvanov <nanorobocop at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have function f(x). I can't get certain value of f(x)=0 from solve().
> Why is it solved with sin(x) in answer?

Mansur, unfortunately Maxima's ability to solve equations is limited.
Expanding Maxima's ability to solve equations is perhaps the most
broadly useful thing we (Maxima developers) could do. But it is not easy.

Thanks for your interest in Maxima. Hope to hear from you again.

Robert Dodier


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