Re: Units question

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• Subject: [mg115491] Re: Units question
• From: Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com>
• Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 04:08:57 -0500 (EST)
• References: <201101090720.CAA18019@smc.vnet.net> <igisan\$pot\$1@smc.vnet.net>

```Ted Sariyski wrote:
> Working with units I get correct result:
>
> Sqrt[Meter^2/Second^2] Second)/Meter^2
>
>   How to tell Mathematica to simplify the result to Meter^-1?
> Simplify and FullSimplify doesn't do the job.

Use Convert:

In[1]:= << Units`

In[2]:= Sqrt[Meter^2/Second^2] Second/Meter^2

Out[2]= (Sqrt[Meter^2/Second^2] Second)/Meter^2

In[3]:= Convert[%, Meter^-1]

Out[3]= 1/Meter

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