# Tagged Questions

Questions on the analytic and numeric equation solving functions of Mathematica (Solve, Reduce, NSolve, FindRoot, DSolve, RSolve, etc.).

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### How do I solve N simultaneous equations for N variables?

I have a function: f[x_] := x + 31 x^3 + 5 x^25 Which I want to find an expansion for: ...
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### Solving complex equations

I feel like I am missing a basic, but key point when using Mathematica's Solve or Reduce. ...
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### HarmonicNumber problem

I am looking for all the roots of HarmonicNumber, in the domain [-30, 1] and [0, 6000] for the real and imaginary parts, respectively, and where the parameter ...
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### Solve pair of recurrence relations

[Corrected equations and added simple example] Can you solve a system of (loosely) coupled recurrence relations like this in Mathematica somehow? ...
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### Transcendental equation inside another equation when 3D plotting

I have been trying to solve this plotting problem myself, and I have received a lot of very useful advice from here on Stack Exchange - but I am now at a complete loss as to how to achieve the plot I ...
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### How do I feed data points into an equation to solve NUMERICALLY?

I start with this equation and solve it numerically for $z(x,y)$ in the range $1 < x < 5$ and $1 < y < 5$: $$\frac{3}{xyz} - 2x - 3y - 5z = 0$$ Then using the data points of $z$ above, ...
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### Eliminating the Parameter: Transform parametric equation to Cartesian equation and draw arrows along parametric growth

Hey guys I really could use some help on this calc 3 problem. I'm stuck on how to write the code for this problem: a) Eliminate the parameter to find a Cartesian equation for a parametric curve. b) ...
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### Solving a system of nonlinear equations 2

Regarding this question: Solving a system of nonlinear equations When I try to solve the same system (with the code proposed in Daniel Lichtblau's answer) with different Right Hand Side values, ...
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### Count and plot the number of solutions in an interval

I have equations depending on one or more parameters and I want to find and plot regions in the parameter space in which there is a specific number of solutions. For definiteness let's consider a ...
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### How do I get all the roots within a certain range for an equation? [duplicate]

I wish to find ALL the roots of the following equation $x \tan(ax) - c = 0$ within a range, where a and c are constants I control. I've been using ...
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### Unusual error message from Solve when called by DSolve

Question 111150 presents an equation nonlinear in its leading derivative ...
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### Find roots of a function involving Bessel functions

I'm trying to find the roots of a function involving Bessel functions. Here is my code ...
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### How do I get all possible solutions in an underdetermined system? [duplicate]

I have two problems which I'd like to solve with Mathematica. If I have a system of two equations with three unknowns, how can I get to list all possible solutions for the unknowns? Here is what I ...
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### FindRoot Infinite expression 1/0 encountered error

I have 1 equation in 1 variable, which when I use Plot, looks like this: ...
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### Solve and plot an equation that is dependent on a transcendental equation

I am trying to plot a function that uses the values of a transcendental equation as its input values: y = Tanh[(2 y + x)/2.5] z = 2.5 * Log[2*Cosh[(2 y + x)/2.5]] ...
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### How to solve ArcSinh equation for many differents parameters?

I am totally stuck trying to solve the equation below (1/2) x Sqrt[1 + 4 a^2 x^2] + ArcSinh[2 a x]/(4 a) == d Where a and <...
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### recursively solve equation and saving the values

I am new to Mathematica. I am trying to recursively solve an equation and saving the values into a Table. Since I need the real solutions only I use ...
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### Method of characteristics, recursion formulas

I'm helping a friend out with a problem. He needs to plot out the solution to a water surge in a pipeline. I have all the parameters set and I've put the equations in Mathematica, but I can't get the ...
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### Finding the largest integer that cannot be partitioned in a certain way

I want to use Mathematica to solve the problem: Find the maximum $k$ such that $6x+9y+20z=k$ does not have a non-negative solution. I tried FrobeniusSolve. ...
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### FindRoot constrained to maximum

I am using FindRoot to find the local maximum op some function, by examining where its derivative is zero. However, keeping the starting value the same, sometimes <...
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### Does Solve[] find ALL the exact roots of rational polynomials?

Does Solve[] find ALL the exact roots of rational polynomials? I've done a bunch of tests where I created an expression with some analytic roots, and Solve[] always found them all. But is the ...
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### How to solve numerically an equation which contains numerical intergration?

F1[x_] := NIntegrate[E^Sin[y x], {y, 0, 1}] F2[x_] := Log[x] NSolve[F1[x] == F2[x], x] I want to solve the equation, but Mathematica don't solve it. ...
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### How can Mathematica help me to find a real radical expression for roots of this polynomial?‎

The polynomial $P(x)=x^‎‏4‏‎-‎‏4‏x^‎‏2‏‎-‎‏2‏x+‎‏1$‏‎ has ‎‏4‏‎ real roots (this can be clearly checked by plotting). But solving $P(x)=‎‏0‏‎$, using ...
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### Implementing Newton's method

I have this question on coding Newton's method in Mathematica. I have some code to go by but I have no clue if it's computing the functions in the right order. The book is the numerical methods ...
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### Newton's Method Glitch

I wonder if you can help me with my program - it involves using Newton's Method but my main issue is getting a defined function to return a given value. Essentially, I want to get my function ...
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### Solve: Merging two branches of the solution

I have the following code: ...