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Re: ARghh!!

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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
  • Organization: Consultant
  • References: <7n12tn$bd7@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

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[122]=       ((1+ 2 I) - (43 - 4 I))
> 
> when the ouput ought to read:
> 
> Out[123]=      -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


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