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Re: This should evaluate to zero

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  • Subject: [mg40057] Re: This should evaluate to zero
  • From: "David W. Cantrell" <DWCantrell at>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 02:21:17 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <b54181$m9k$>
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"David Park" <djmp at> 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]
To: mathgroup at
> In any case,
> FullSimplify[(3363+2378*Sqrt[2])^1/10]
> does return 1+Sqrt[2]

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