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Lonewolf

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How can we solve an equation such as x

^{y}-y^{x}= 1 without guessing?You are using an out of date browser. It may not display this or other websites correctly.

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Lonewolf

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How can we solve an equation such as x^{y}-y^{x} = 1 without guessing?

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Pauly Man

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I'd solve that equation numerically, using mathematica or matlab.

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Lonewolf

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Is there no analytical method? Or is it just horrendously complicated?

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STAii

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It was only answered recently.

You can find more about its solution somewhere on Wolfram .

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Lonewolf

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I can't find anything on it. Does anyone know what the class of equation is called?

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