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

  • Subject: [mg2994] Re: [mg2979] Simplifying=> Sqrt[Meter^2/Second^2]
  • From: c621746 at (Keith Mersman)
  • Date: 19 Jan 1996 10:49:06 -0600
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  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
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On Thu, 18 Jan 1996 justin at 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
>    UF Mechanical Engineering
Try using the option "PowerExpand" around the expression.

Keith S. Mersman
University of Missouri-Columbia

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