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How to simplify exponents?

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  • Subject: [mg67400] How to simplify exponents?
  • From: "wandering.the.cosmos at" <wandering.the.cosmos at>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 06:21:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

My computations in Mathematica yields some exponents that do not seem
to get simplified automatically, e.g. 2^{4(s-3)+1/2-s/2}
A^{s+2(s/2+4)}. I even tried to do x^n_ -> x^Simplify[n] but it doesn't
work very well. Why is this so and how do I make sure my exponents are


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