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Re: Elementary Calculation

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  • Subject: [mg60089] Re: [mg60078] Elementary Calculation
  • From: "David Annetts" <davidannetts at>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2005 06:43:20 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

 Hi Jim,

> I'm using version 4.
> I wish to calculate (24+5*sq,rt.23)^2
> I'm using the square root symbol from the palette.
> I want to obtain (1151 + 240*sq.rt. 23)
> I've tried Simplify and FullSimplify but I keep getting 
> (24+5*sq,rt.23)^2.
> What command should I use?

Expand (or ExpandAll) works for me ...



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