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Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com> |

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

Date |
Tue, 9 Jun 2009 17:03:19 +0100 |

/* begin */ clear* mata polyroots((-5, 0, 2, 1)) end /* end */ T On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Nathan Danneman<ndanneman@gmail.com> wrote: > 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 > > -- > "Imagination is more important than knowledge..." > -- Albert Einstein > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > -- To every ω-consistent recursive class κ of formulae there correspond recursive class signs r, such that neither v Gen r nor Neg(v Gen r) belongs to Flg(κ) (where v is the free variable of r). * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Finding the roots (zeros) of an equation with stata***From:*Nathan Danneman <ndanneman@gmail.com>

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