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Subject: Re: Rational[a,b] vs Rational[1,2]

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  • Subject: [mg116720] Subject: Re: Rational[a,b] vs Rational[1,2]
  • From: Jack L Goldberg 1 <jackgold at umich.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 06:34:21 -0500 (EST)

I am a bit puzzled.  In view of the on-going debate, when ought one  
use Rational[a,b].  Put a bit differently, is there a snippet of code  
in which one would prefer Rational[a,b] to a/b?


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