[GiNaC-list] Simple question about how to solve for a simple non-linear system of equations.
Vladimir V. Kisil
kisilv at maths.leeds.ac.uk
Sat Jan 5 00:24:52 CET 2013
>>>>> On Fri, 4 Jan 2013 18:16:21 -0500, Zach <refinedcode at gmail.com> said:
Z> how to solve a nonlinear system of equations.
There is no general method to solve non-linear equations. Even for a
single algebraic equation of degree >4 there is no a closed formula
(see, Galois theory). So, either you need program a particular
method (if known for your problem) yourself, or use numerical
approximations.
Best wishes,
Vladimir
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