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Re: Elementary Calculation


(24+5*Sqrt[23])^2//Expand

1151 + 240*Sqrt[23]


Bob Hanlon

> 
> From: "Jim Dars" <jim-dars at comcast.net>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Date: 2005/09/01 Thu AM 02:13:12 EDT
> Subject: [mg60090] [mg60078] Elementary Calculation
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> 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?
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> Best wishes, Jim



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