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Re: Units question

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  • Subject: [mg115522] Re: Units question
  • From: CHARLES GILLINGHAM <cgillingham1 at me.com>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 03:28:33 -0500 (EST)

Sorry, should have said:

Use Assumptions to tell Mathematica that these are positive Real numbers.

Simplify[ ... , Meter > 0 && Second > 0 ]

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From: Charles Gillingham <cgillingham1 at me.com>
Date: January 12, 2011 1:09:09 AM
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg115522] [mg115492] Re: Units question

Use Assumptions to tell mathematics that these are real numbers.

Simplify[ ... , Element[ meters, Reals ] ]

Charles

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> From: Ted Sariyski <tsariysk at craft-tech.com>
> Date: January 11, 2011 4:23:55 PM PST
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg115471] Units question
> 

> Hi,
> 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.
> Thanks in advance,
> --Ted
> 


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