ASKSAGE: Sage Q&A Forum - Latest question feedhttp://ask.sagemath.org/questions/Q&A Forum for SageenCopyright Sage, 2010. Some rights reserved under creative commons license.Wed, 09 Mar 2016 08:23:25 -0600substitute() raises exception where python does nothttp://ask.sagemath.org/question/32744/substitute-raises-exception-where-python-does-not/ In my usual workflow, I derive symbolic equations and then substitute their arguments by values stored in dictionaries to obtain numerical solutions. Now I found out that the substitute() command raises division by zero exception where standard python does not. This is a bit of a problem, as these exceptions prevent my code from evaluating all data sets once such an exception occurs and I don't want to wrap each line of code in a try-except construct. Does anyone know how the exception could be avoided? Here is an example:
var('y a x')
eq_y = y == a/x
vdict = {}
vdict[a] = 1.
vdict[x] = 0.
vdict[a]/vdict[x]
+infinity
However, if I substitute vdict into eq_y, I get an exception:
eq_y.subs(vdict)
Traceback (click to the left of this block for traceback)
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ValueError: power::eval(): division by zero
stanWed, 09 Mar 2016 08:23:25 -0600http://ask.sagemath.org/question/32744/