Re: Simplification of equations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg116721] Re: Simplification of equations*From*: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>*Date*: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 06:34:32 -0500 (EST)

Reduce[E^(I y) x == 0, {x, y}] x == 0 Bobby On Thu, 24 Feb 2011 05:31:30 -0600, Kai-Uwe Stallmeyer <no-mail-in-ng at stallmeyer.invalid> wrote: > Hello, > > I am trying to simplify an equation like > > E^(I y) x == 0 > > I would exspect > > Simplify[E^(I y) x == 0, Assumptions -> y > 0] > > to work, but it doesn't. It needs explicitly > > Simplify[E^(I y) x == 0, Assumptions -> E^(I y) != 0] > > which should be implied by the first version. Is there a better way? > > Best regards > KUS > -- DrMajorBob at yahoo.com