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Simplification question

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  • Subject: [mg59032] Simplification question
  • From: "snoofly" <snoofly at>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 01:25:00 -0400 (EDT)
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Can someone explain this to me please.


Simplify[Sin[3 m Pi], Assumptions -> m \[Element] Integers]

Simplify[Cos[3 m Pi], Assumptions -> m \[Element] Integers]

Cos[3 m \[Pi]]

I'm not sure why Mathematica cannot deduce that the second simplification 
should be (1)^m.

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