# Question:Quick question about the solve function

December 19 2013

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EDIT:EDIT: I found what I was looking for. Thanks!

eq:=(V^(1-r/(r-s))*V*k/(r-2*s)+_C1)*V^(r/(r-s))=0;

$\left&space;(&space;\frac{V^{1-\left&space;(&space;\frac{r}{r-s}&space;\right&space;)}*V*k}{r-2*s}+C1&space;\right&space;)&space;*V^{\frac{r}{r-s}}=0$

solve(eq,C1);

Can anyone tell me why nothing happens when I solve the above equation for C1.

I've been coming across this problem a few times lately, but sometimes when the equations are less complicated it does work from time to time.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

EDIT:  Thanks Markiyan Hirnyk

But I'm still having some trouble.

f:=t->(-r*t+s*t+V)^(r/(r-s));

eq2:=diff(C*f(t),t)+C*f(t)*r/(V+s*t-r*t)=s*k*t;

solve(eq2,C);

When I try solving eq2 nothing happens.

This time C is just a variable I used and not one Maple generated.

So why doesn't it work with this particular equation?

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