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Re: Subscript on plus expression

On Nov 18, 2012, at 3:57 AM, Dave Snead <dsnead6 at> wrote:

> Mathematica fails to parenthesize the a+b in
> Subscript[Plus[a,b],k]
> so the output looks identical to
> Plus[a,Subscript[b,k]]
> Is this a bug?
> Is there an option to force the parentheses?

I don't know off hand of any such option, but is it so unreasonable to 
insert parentheses explicitly in the first? After all, that's surely 
what you'd do if writing it with pencil on paper!

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