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Re: This should evaluate to zero

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg40057] Re: This should evaluate to zero
  • From: "David W. Cantrell" <DWCantrell at sigmaxi.org>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 02:21:17 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <b54181$m9k$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Orestis,
>
> Not on my Version 4.2.1.

But of course what Orestis meant to type was (1/10), rather than 1/10.
I think you'll find that FullSimplify[(3363+2378*Sqrt[2])^(1/10)] does
return 1+Sqrt[2].

David Cantrell

> From: Orestis Vantzos [mailto:atelesforos at hotmail.com]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>
> In any case,
> FullSimplify[(3363+2378*Sqrt[2])^1/10]
> does return 1+Sqrt[2]


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