Rationalizing the denominator
- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg18633] Rationalizing the denominator
- From: "Drago Ganic" <drago.ganic at in2.hr>
- Date: Tue, 13 Jul 1999 01:01:44 -0400
- Organization: HiNet
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
How can I get Sqrt/2 instead of 1/Sqrt as a result for Sin[Pi/4]. When it comes to complex numbers Mathematica never returns 1/I - she always returns -I. Why is the behaviour for irrationals different ?