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script to iterate


i need to find x in the following equation such that it satisfies this condition:


how can i write a script to iterate to give random x to satisfy this equation.
y is different each time too. any help with awk/shell script will be awesome!

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something along the lines of:

(rewriting your equation to isolate an iteration:


#  y=1;x=1;for i in {1..100}; do x=$(calc "$y/(log(3.455613*$x))"); echo $x;done

where I have calc as a function:

#  typeset -f calc
calc ()
    nawk 'BEGIN { OFMT="%f"; print '"$*"'; exit}'

In this case, then:

#  calc "log(0.890054)"+1.24

#  calc 1/0.890054

You may prefer to define an epsilon value and check the diff between successive iterations to define your accuracy.


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