Re: Re: Simplify and Abs

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg54687] Re: [mg54640] Re: [mg54602] Simplify and Abs*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 01:29:11 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst*References*: <200502250618.BAA02358@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: murray at math.umass.edu*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Strangely, though, the docs for version 5.1 say: FunctionExpand is automatically called by FullSimplify Bob Hanlon wrote: > FunctionExpand[Abs[p-1],p<1&&p>1/2] > > 1-p > >>From: Simon Anders <simon.anders at uibk.ac.at> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net > > To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net > >>Date: 2005/02/24 Thu AM 03:21:06 EST >>To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net >>Subject: [mg54687] [mg54640] [mg54602] Simplify and Abs >> >>can it really be that this is already beyond Mathematica? >> >> In := FullSimplify[Abs[p - 1], p < 1 && p > 1/2] >> >> Out := Abs[-1 + p] -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305

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