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Simplification of powers

  • To: mathgroup at yoda.ncsa.uiuc.edu
  • Subject: Simplification of powers
  • From: "E. Neely Atkinson" <uunet!uthvm1.bitnet!AN123651>
  • Date: Mon, 07 May 90 11:47:53 CST

Is there a way to get Mathematica to simplify

              4^(1/3) / (2 2^(1/3))

to 2^(-2/3) or is this actually a hard problem?

                               E. Neely Atkinson
                               AN123651 at UTHVM1.BITNET
                               neely at mdaali.cancer.utexas.edu


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