Re: Simplifying in Mathematica

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg71163] Re: Simplifying in Mathematica*From*: "Richard J. Fateman" <fateman at eecs.berkeley.edu>*Date*: Thu, 9 Nov 2006 03:40:06 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: UC Berkeley*References*: <eish5b$nq1$1@smc.vnet.net>

If you post in 2 places, here and sci.math.symbolic, you should at least cross reference them. There are suggestions at sci.math.symbolic. 330006 at gmail.com wrote: > I have a function which is a sum of many terms which look like this: > > (2*(B-b)^2 - 2*(A-a)*c*d^2)/(4*b^2*(1-c*2)*d^2) > > I think the function is actually equal to 0, but I have a hard time in > trying to simplify it in Mathematica. Any ideas or commands I should > try? Any suggestions in general about simplifying formulas will also > be greatly appreciated! > > Thanks a lot! >