Re: simple Simplify question
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- Subject: [mg19821] Re: simple Simplify question
- From: adam.smith at hillsdale.edu
- Date: Fri, 17 Sep 1999 01:37:02 -0400
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What you want is PowerExpand which does just what is says; it carries out the expansion of the powers In:= PowerExpand[(a^2)^(3/2)] Out= a^3 In article <7rnkqn$emf at smc.vnet.net>, Ulf Saalmann <us at atom.msi.se> wrote: > > > Hello, > > why gives Mathematica > 2 3/2 > Simplify[(a^2)^(3/2)] (a ) > > and not > 3 > a > > and how to convince Mathematica to do it? > > Thanks > Ulf (us at atom.msi.se) > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ Share what you know. Learn what you don't.