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FullSimplify doesn't simplify

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg32762] FullSimplify doesn't simplify
  • From: "Ken Morgan" <kmorga51 at calvin.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 03:49:39 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Does anyone know why Mathematica doesn't simplify the following to True?


In[1] := FullSimplify[(x y)^n == (x^n)(y^n)]

Out[1] := (x y)^n == (x^n)(y^n)

Are there cases where this is not true?


Thanks,
Ken Morgan
kmorga51 at calvin.edu



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