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- Subject: [mg18828] Re: ARghh!!
- From: king at dircon.co.uk (Nigel King)
- Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 08:19:39 -0400
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O. Matt Umurhan <matt at NOSPAM.kelvin.nas.nasa.gov> wrote: > To Whomever Can Help Me: > > I am having the worst time dealing with a complex numbered expression. > The problem is this: I have a numerical expression I wish mathematica > to evaluate, the expression happens to be complex. So, I have it > do the evaluation and for output it gives me, for example, > > Out= ((1+ 2 I) - (43 - 4 I)) > > when the ouput ought to read: > > Out= -42 - 2 I I hope you realise the answer is -42 + 6 I which my version of Mathematica gives. I think you may need to supply more of the notebook in order to find out what is going wrong. > > it leaves the output with these damned parenthesis in there and > I do not know, for the life of me, how get take this output and > remove these strange and pesky parens. > > > Please, anyone,....help..... > > -mu > > > Dr. O. M. Umurhan > Center for Turbulence Research > Nasa Ames Research Center > Moffett Field, CA 94035 > > (650)-604-3950