Re: How to simplify exponents?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg67426] Re: How to simplify exponents?*From*: "wandering.the.cosmos at gmail.com" <wandering.the.cosmos at gmail.com>*Date*: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 04:31:47 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <e7dr6h$9at$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Thanks for the replies. I eventually used the rule /. x_^n_ -> x^Hold[Expand[x]] // ReleaseHold to solve my problem.