Re: Re: Re: Reduce and Indeterminate

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg87850] Re: [mg87842] Re: [mg87802] Re: Reduce and Indeterminate*From*: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>*Date*: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 07:11:22 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <fu6mb9$nl0$1@smc.vnet.net> <4806EE02.6060105@metrohm.ch> <200804180642.CAA12712@smc.vnet.net>

On 18 Apr 2008, at 15:42, W_Craig Carter wrote: > Dear Szabolics, > What a delightful sense of humor! > >> Yes, a statement can be true, it can be false, or it might not make >> any sense. If it does not make sense, then considering it false is >> just as bad as considering it true. >> > > So, if I don't understand this sentence, it is of no use. If I do > understand it, then it is superfluous. > > Very good indeed! > Actually, all Mathematica's predicate functions (those whose name's end with Q) will return False whenever they cannot decide that it is True. So you can get: TrueQ["2+2 = 4"] False Andrzej Kozlowski (I notice also that Hungarian names are as hard to remember as Polish ones ;-) ).

**References**:**Re: Re: Reduce and Indeterminate***From:*"W_Craig Carter" <ccarter@mit.edu>