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Topic: Inverse of function
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Berthold Hamburger

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Re: Inverse of function
Posted: Sep 16, 2011 5:00 AM
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On Wed, 14 Sep 2011 09:20:26 +0000 (UTC), Simon
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> Exactly what code did you use to get the inverse function?

Hi Simon,

I used the free form input in that form: "inverse function of
f(x)=x^2", so I essentially used Wolfram alpha

My point or rather my question was however, why Mathematica returns a
solution where there should be none, as to my understanding f(x)=x^2
cannot be inverted. But then my understanding is quite limited, so
please bear with me if this is just a lapse of knowledge on my part


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