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]