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Re: Finding the real part of a symbolic complex expression


I think it needs to be simplified in order to get the assumptions to kick in. Also, Mathematica doesn't know to expand, so I would write:

Assuming[Element[{a, b, c, d}, Reals],Simplify[Re[Expand[(a + I b) (c + I d)]]]]



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