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Re: Simplify with NestedLessLess?
*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
*Subject*: [mg106522] Re: [mg106487] Simplify with NestedLessLess?
*From*: Dave Bird <dbird at ieee.org>
*Date*: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 03:19:27 -0500 (EST)
*References*: <201001141049.FAA19892@smc.vnet.net> <4B4F39E7.1070002@wolfram.com>
*Reply-to*: dbird at ieee.org
Thanks Daniel for the observation. I forgot to add that both a, and b
are real positive. That, of course would have to be added to the
assumptions.
Dave
Daniel Lichtblau wrote:
> dbird wrote:
>> Please excuse if this has been answered before, but I can't find it.
>>
>> Is there some way to do a Simplify with assumptions using a
>> NestedLessLess or something similar? For example:
>>
>> d=a+b
>> Simplify[d,NestedLessLess[a,b]]
>>
>> Answer is:
>> a+b
>>
>> Answer should be:
>> b
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Dave
>
> I fail to see why the result should be b.
>
> Daniel Lichtblau
> Wolfram Research
>
>
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