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Re: Stacked fractions

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  • Subject: [mg120119] Re: Stacked fractions
  • From: Alexei Boulbitch <Alexei.Boulbitch at iee.lu>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2011 05:37:24 -0400 (EDT)

One way is



((A/B)-C)/D//Apart

(A-B C)/(B D)



Another is



((A/B)-C)/D//Simplify

(A-B C)/(B D)



Have fun. Alexei





Another question, along the same lines. Some of the solutions

Mathematica gives me include compound fractions of the form ((A/B)-C)/

D. Again it seems to me most authors would rewrite this as a simpler

fraction -- can I get Mathematica to do the same?



Where these questions are coming from: Mathematica is now compatible

with Word's equation editor, so it's become more desirable for

Mathematica's output to look close to what's conventional in a paper.





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