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Topic: can your CAS help proving inequalities?
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Re: can your CAS help proving inequalities?
Posted: Mar 10, 2013 10:25 AM
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On Mar 10, 4:14 pm, A N Niel <> wrote:
> In article
> <>,
> Mate <> wrote:

> > What about
> > solve({t*Zeta(1/2+I*t)=0, t>=0},t);
> > which returns
> > {t=0}

> You are right.  For non-polynomial equations, Maple "solve" just finds
> one solution, even if more exist.

Not only that. Even if we add AllSolutions=true, the answer is the
The point is that we cannot trust any CAS (I think) for such problems.
(The method used could be just a probabilistic one, we don't know.)

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