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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
>



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