On 07/08/2017 07:07 PM, Mike Miller wrote:

> Can someone with access to Matlab's Symbolic Toolbox test the following

> different ways of calling solve:

>

> syms x y

> [X, Y] = solve (x*x == 4, x == 2*y, x, y)

> [X, Y] = solve (x*x == 4, x == 2*y, [x, y])

> [X, Y] = solve ([x*x == 4, x == 2*y], [x, y])

> [X, Y] = solve ([x*x == 4, x == 2*y], x, y)

> [X, Y] = solve ({x*x == 4, x == 2*y}, {x, y})

> [X, Y] = solve ({x*x == 4, x == 2*y}, [x, y])

>

> Octave supports the first form, but currently not the others.

>

Dear Mike,

I have MATLAB2017a. The first four work, the last two not. For

completeness I attach the diary.

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Michele Ginesi