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Re: Evaluating inequalities

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  • Subject: [mg131588] Re: Evaluating inequalities
  • From: Andrzej Kozlowski <akozlowski at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 00:05:29 -0400 (EDT)
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On 8 Sep 2013, at 09:06, "Nasser M. Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org> wrote:

> On 9/7/2013 2:36 AM, sam.takoy at yahoo.com wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Why doesn't this:
>>
>> Assuming[w/k < KK, -k^2 + w^2/KK^2 > 0] // Simplify
>>
>> evaluate to False?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Sam
>>
>
>
> Assuming[w/k < kk, TrueQ[-k^2 + (w/kk)^2 > 0]]
>
> (* False *)
>

This is a really great way to prove absolutely anything you like (or its negation). And the reason is of course that

TrueQ["Your understand what TrueQ is for."]

False

Andrzej Kozlowski




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