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Re: Elementary Calculation


On Sep 1, 2005, at 2:13 AM, Jim Dars wrote:

> 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
>
>

In[2]:=
m = (24 + 5*Sqrt[23])^2
Out[2]=
(24 + 5*Sqrt[23])^2

In[3]:=
Expand[m]
Out[3]=
1151 + 240*Sqrt[23]

János


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