Transcendental equation

1. Aug 15, 2012

shourie.j

Can anyone tell me how can i find a solution to a transcendental equation?
Any link, where i will get methods to solve them???

Thank you..

2. Aug 15, 2012

DonAntonio

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In general, no. One needs to look at each case separately.

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DonAntonio

3. Aug 15, 2012

HallsofIvy

Staff Emeritus
$e^x= 2$ is a transcendental equation. Its solution is x= ln(2). There is no generic method of solving all transcendental equations- you have to know the inverse of the transcendental function.