[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]
Re: Re: can't MATHEMATICA simplify simple expressions?
It doesn't get that answer because it isn't the right answer--unless, as in PowerExpand, we assume all the variables are positive reals. Bobby On Thu, 21 Oct 2004 22:20:21 -0400 (EDT), Ian Robinson <junk at canicula.com> wrote: > On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 06:36:00 +0100, Cole Turner wrote > (in article <cl4tg0$8g7$1 at smc.vnet.net>): > >> (in correct MATHEMATICA syntax, the program does not yield the correct >> result, a^3 ... > > Try PowerExpand. > >> >> why is that? > > Don't know. I'm only just starting to explore the program using the > demo. > > Ian > -- DrBob at bigfoot.com www.eclecticdreams.net