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Re: Problem with Inequalities

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  • Subject: [mg29694] Re: [mg29675] Problem with Inequalities
  • From: Mianlai Zhou <lailai at>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2001 03:08:20 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

a > b := True;

can have what you want. But it has no use except for telling the
system that it should simplify a>b as True.

Good luck.

Mianlai Zhou
Theory Group, NIKHEF

On Tue, 3 Jul 2001, Axel Dreher wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm desperately searching for help on my inequality question.
> How can I check for the truth of inequalities when I use variables
> instaed of numeric values?
> For example: a>b;TrueQ[a>b]
> does yield 'false' and for example a=1;b=0.5;TrueQ[a>b] yields 'True'.
> How do I have to tell the programm, that it should use a>b?
> Thanks for your help......
> Axel

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