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Simplify (-1)^((-1)^n)

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  • Subject: [mg76401] Simplify (-1)^((-1)^n)
  • From: peter.clave at
  • Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 06:05:30 -0400 (EDT)


I am using Mathematica 5.2.

How can I urge Mathematica on evaluate
In[x] := Simplify[ (-1)^((-1)^n), Element[n, Integers] ]
Out[x] := -1

Many thanks for any help,

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