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Re: signs in the mathematica output

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  • Subject: [mg92475] Re: signs in the mathematica output
  • From: Szabolcs <szhorvat at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 18:31:04 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gbulqi$lcr$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Oct 1, 4:04 am, Simone Moriconi <simone.moric... at eco.unipmn.it>
wrote:
> Hello everybody! I have a problem in using the Mathematica Package which =
is probably a bit stupid but very annoying when you have long expressions..
>
> When I "FullSimplify" big equations, in the output the negative sign is a=
lways put aside i.e. if I do something like:
>
> FullSimplify[(1-s)(1-a)]
>
> I obtain
>
> (-1+s)(-1+a).
>
> Which is very confusing with long and tedius expressions. Does anybody kn=
ow a way to solve this problem?
>

Try settings the output format to TranditionalForm (Preferences ->
Evaluation -> Input and Output)



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