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Simplifying algebraic expressions

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  • Subject: [mg66839] Simplifying algebraic expressions
  • From: Amitabha Roy <aroy at>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 06:54:39 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


I would like Mathematica to be able to take an expression, say,

(-1)^{2 x  + 3 y} and be able to simplify to (-1)^y.

Is there a way one can do this ?


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