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Thanks to Juanjo's answer to my question here I've managed to get a script which gives us an analytical solution for our hicksian demand equations. This is:

x1, x2, l, p1, p2, a, b,  R= var('x1, x2, l, p1, p2, a, b,  R')
U = x1^a*x2^b
m = p1*x1+p2*x2;
L = m+ l * (R-U);
dLdx = L.diff(x1);
dLdy = L.diff(x2);
dLdl = L.diff(l);
step1=solve([dLdx == 0, dLdy == 0, dLdl == 0], p1, p2, R)
step2=solve((p1/p2).subs(step1)==p1/p2, x1)
good2step3 = solve((U/R).subs(step2).log().log_expand()==0, x2)


where good1step4 is our hicksiand demand for $x_1$ and good2step3 is our hicksian demand for $x_2$.

Its interesting how you need a different procedure when your constraint is non-linear.

Thanks to Juanjo's answer to my question here I've managed to get a script which gives us an analytical solution for our hicksian demand equations. This is:

x1, x2, l, p1, p2, a, b,  R= var('x1, x2, l, p1, p2, a, b,  R')
U = x1^a*x2^b
m = p1*x1+p2*x2;
L = m+ l * (R-U);
dLdx = L.diff(x1);
dLdy = L.diff(x2);
dLdl = L.diff(l);
step1=solve([dLdx == 0, dLdy == 0, dLdl == 0], p1, p2, R)
step2=solve((p1/p2).subs(step1)==p1/p2, x1)
good2step3 = solve((U/R).subs(step2).log().log_expand()==0, solve((U/R).subs(step2).log()==0, x2)


where good1step4 is our hicksiand demand for $x_1$ and good2step3 is our hicksian demand for $x_2$.

Its interesting how you need a different procedure when your constraint is non-linear.

Thanks to Juanjo's answer to my question here I've managed to get a script which gives us an analytical solution for our hicksian demand equations. This is:

x1, x2, l, p1, p2, a, b,  R= var('x1, x2, l, p1, p2, a, b,  R')
U = x1^a*x2^b
m = p1*x1+p2*x2;
L = m+ l * (R-U);
dLdx = L.diff(x1);
dLdy = L.diff(x2);
dLdl = L.diff(l);
step1=solve([dLdx == 0, dLdy == 0, dLdl == 0], p1, p2, R)
step2=solve((p1/p2).subs(step1)==p1/p2, x1)
good2step3 = solve((U/R).subs(step2).log()==0, solve((U/R).subs(step2).log().log_expand()==0, x2)

where good1step4 is our hicksiand demand for $x_1$ and good2step3 is our hicksian demand for $x_2$.