Re: Re: Problem with Maximize and conditions.

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg51185] Re: Re: Problem with Maximize and conditions.*From*: "Steve Luttrell" <steve_usenet at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>*Date*: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 05:26:19 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <cjlna7$q7f$1@smc.vnet.net> <cjoiig$alt$1@smc.vnet.net> <cjr9ea$ost$1@smc.vnet.net> <200410050837.EAA08385@smc.vnet.net> <ck0b8c$nr7$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Yes, I knew that, because my first reply listed the full output of Reduce! However, I overlooked the possibility that immediately substituting this output back into Minimize would work. Steve Luttrell "Andrzej Kozlowski" <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl> wrote in message news:ck0b8c$nr7$1 at smc.vnet.net... > > On 5 Oct 2004, at 17:37, Steve Luttrell wrote: > >> It seems >> that the conditions you feed to Minimize are "improved" by being >> wrapped in >> Reduce. >> > > Well, they are not just "improved" but actually "Reduced" to > triviality. Reduce does all the work and Minimize is only left with > something that looks like this (except that with more terms) > > > Minimize[x + y + z, {x == 20 && y == 4 && z == 19 || > x == 20 && y == 9 && z == 18}, {x, y, z}] > > > This sort of thing even Minimize can manage;-) > > > Andrzej Kozlowski > Chiba, Japan > http://www.akikoz.net/~andrzej/ > http://www.mimuw.edu.pl/~akoz/ >

**References**:**Re: Problem with Maximize and conditions.***From:*"Steve Luttrell" <steve_usenet@_removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>