Derivatives on HP 42S
08-25-2018, 06:05 PM
Post: #15
 Thomas Klemm Senior Member Posts: 1,881 Joined: Dec 2013
RE: Derivatives on HP 42S
You can still deliberately choose the other branch that makes the result real for negative input:
Code:
LBL "Fx" RCL ST X +/- 3 1/X Y↑X +/- X<>Y 4 + * END

With initial guesses -4 and 0 you get what you expected:

x=-1

But now the function returns complex values for positive input.

Kind regards
Thomas
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