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Re: Simplifying=> Sqrt[Meter^2/Second^2]

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  • Subject: [mg2994] Re: [mg2979] Simplifying=> Sqrt[Meter^2/Second^2]
  • From: Keith Mersman <c621746 at everest.cclabs.missouri.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Jan 1996 02:27:24 -0500

On Thu, 18 Jan 1996 justin at fns.net wrote:

> Does anyone know if mathematica can be "taught" that an
> expression of the Sqrt[Meter^2/Second^2] is equivalent to and should
> be simplified to Meter/Second?
> 
> Thanks in Advance
>    Justin at fns.net
>    UF Mechanical Engineering
> 
> 
> 
Try using the option "PowerExpand" around the expression.

Keith S. Mersman
University of Missouri-Columbia

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