RE: What does +- mean?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg47560] RE: [mg47519] What does +- mean?*From*: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>*Date*: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 05:20:25 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

That does look like a formatting bug. It goes away if you use Normal on the series, but then one might not want to do that. David Park djmp at earthlink.net http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/ From: Lautaro Vergara [mailto:lvergara at lauca.usach.cl] To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net Hi, I have found (v. 5.0) an extrange thing: when one expands, e.g., Series[Sqrt[-1/2+x^2],{x,0,4}] there appear a +- sign (which is correctly not present when one changes -1/2 by -1) is this a bug or a feature? Thanks L. Vergara