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bjohn has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hello Monks, I am using the diff command to compare 2 output files. The output needs to be identical but im having trouble understanding how to fix it. can u help me?
0a1,4 > For a= 2.000, b= 5.000, c= 1.000: Two solutions for x: -0.219 an +d -2.281 > For a= 2.000, b= 4.000, c= 2.000: One solution for x: -1.000 > For a= 5.500, b= 8.000, c= 2.200: Two solutions for x: -0.368 an +d -1.086 > For a= -2.000, b= 5.000, c= -3.000: Two solutions for x: 1.000 an +d 1.500 2a7 > For a= 5.000, b= 10.000, c= 0.000: Two solutions for x: 0.000 an +d -2.000 3a9 > ERROR: Input must have 3 coefficients, line read had 2 5d10 < For a= 6.457, b= 7.735, c=100.787: Two solutions for x: 0.000 an +d -2.000