Re: Simplifying in Mathematica

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg71164] Re: Simplifying in Mathematica*From*: "dimitris" <dimmechan at yahoo.com>*Date*: Thu, 9 Nov 2006 03:40:08 -0500 (EST)*References*: <eish5b$nq1$1@smc.vnet.net>

It will be very helpful for the members of the forum to give more details about all these variables Execute the following command for some useful notes from the Mathematica Book FrontEndExecute[{HelpBrowserLookup["MainBook", "3.3.10"]}] (try also and section 3.3.11) Regards Dimitris 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!