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log expression not simplified

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  • Subject: [mg115656] log expression not simplified
  • From: Praeceptor <gianluca.cruciani at poste.it>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2011 05:41:37 -0500 (EST)

Sorry, can anybody help me understand why

Simplify[Log[a/b]/Log[b/a], Assumptions -> {a > 0, b > a}]

doesn't reduce to -1 ??
Thanks (it's for a simple Carnot cycle calculation...)!


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