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Gabriel
09/23/07 3:03pm

Why doesn't Simplify simplify this expression involving Xor:?

In[1]:= Simplify[Xor[a, a, b, c]]

Out[1]= a \[Xor] a \[Xor] b \[Xor] c

The two a's should cancel out, and the answer should be b \[Xor] c.

Strangely, if I omit the last c then Simplify *does* simplify:

In[2]:= Simplify[Xor[a, a, b]]

Out[2]= b


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