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Re: Simplify with NestedLessLess?

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  • Subject: [mg106532] Re: Simplify with NestedLessLess?
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.com>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 03:21:21 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <himsqd$jd0$1@smc.vnet.net> <4B4F126E.4010304@metrohm.com> <4B4FAB01.1080604@ieee.org>

Hi Dave,
the simplest you can do is to use a user defined function.
If you want to define a infix operator, look at the docu of the Notation 
package, but this is not a topic I would tackle as a beginner.
Daniel

Dave Bird wrote:
> Thanks Daniel for the info.
> 
> How does one "design a new operator" which Simplify could use as an 
> assumption. I'm a Mathematica newby, so please excuse my ignorance.
> 
> Thanks again,
> 
> Dave
> 
> dh wrote:
>> Hi Dave,
>> << does not have a meaning in mathematica. It is only a symbol. 
>> Therefore your expression is not simplified.
>> You may define a new operator for your purposes.
>> Daniel
>>
>> 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
>>>
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 
> 


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