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## Nonlinear equation

**From**: |
pflores |

**Subject**: |
Nonlinear equation |

**Date**: |
Tue, 15 Apr 2003 21:43:10 -0500 |

**User-agent**: |
Internet Messaging Program (IMP) 3.1 |

Hello,
Can you help me how to solve a nonlinear equation given by:
x = a*y*ln(b) - a*y*ln(y) + a*y
where a and b are constant parameters.
I know the inital value of x0 and I want to know the value of y.
Can I use Newton's method? How?
Regards,
Paulo
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**Nonlinear equation**,
*pflores* **<=**