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st: Finding the roots (zeros) of an equation with stata


From   Nathan Danneman <ndanneman@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Finding the roots (zeros) of an equation with stata
Date   Tue, 9 Jun 2009 11:46:51 -0400

Hi all,

I would like to find the roots of complex univariate expressions, such
as y=x^3+2x^2-5.
By roots, I mean zeros.  As in the "root" of 2x+4 is -2 (the place
where the graph of the line crosses the x-axis).

Are there commands for this?

Thanks,
N

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