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Re: Replacement Rule with Sqrt in denominator

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  • Subject: [mg114661] Re: Replacement Rule with Sqrt in denominator
  • From: Themis Matsoukas <tmatsoukas at me.com>
  • Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2010 05:42:07 -0500 (EST)

> It's a consequence of two very simple considerations:
> 
> 1. Pattern matching works on FullForm.
> 
> 2. Pattern matching can't split atoms.
> 
> What's so hard about this? 


Of course there's nothing hard about it. Except that it took 30+ messages in this thread to clarify this point. Nowhere in ref/ReplaceAll  or in tutorial/ApplyingTransformationRules is there any mention of FullForm. 

Themis


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