Simple edit ...

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg19319] Simple edit ...*From*: "Michael L. Stokes" <stokes at aris.net>*Date*: Sat, 14 Aug 1999 23:42:50 -0400*Organization*: Aris Technology, Inc.*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Consider the following examaple; z = (a+Sqrt[d+e])/(a Sqrt[d+e]) z //. Sqrt[d+e] ->L The replacement function only replaces the instance of Sqrt[d+e] in the numerator and leaves the instance in the denominator alone. Why does this not work and what is the work around? Regards, Mike

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: Simple edit ...***From:*"Wolf, Hartmut" <hwolf@debis.com>