LBoogie
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3/15/07


Re: Cannot solve very simple equation.
Posted:
Dec 17, 2009 7:29 AM


On Dec 16, 6:22 am, negatron <lokieff...@gmail.com> wrote: > NSolve[x^2 + 1 == 2^x] > > "Solve::tdep: "\!\(\* > StyleBox[\"\\\"The equations appear to involve the variables to be > solved for in an essentially nonalgebraic way.\\\"\", \"MT\"]\) "" > > Am I forgetting something trivial here?
Try
FindRoot[x^2 + 1 == 2^x, {x, .1}]

