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Get Sage to display the 2nd x value, when function is set to 0?

asked 2013-07-23 06:43:59 -0500

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updated 2015-01-31 13:11:42 -0500

FrédéricC gravatar image

I did the following and only got 3/2 as an answer, instead of getting 3/2 & 8, as an answer:


Doing, factor(2x^2-19x+24), displays, (x - 8)(2x - 3).

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answered 2013-07-23 06:56:51 -0500

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If you print ans, you will see that the result of solve is:

[x == (3/2),x == 8]

When you do ans[0].rhs(), you are grabbing the right hand side of the first statement. To get the second one, do ans[1].rhs().

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