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 Author Comment/Response Quadari 04/01/09 2:45pm I have some fairly large expressions I'm trying to simplify and I've noticed that Log[] is not simplifying as I'm expecting it to. Here's an example: In[1]:= Simplify[Log[Exp[r]*S^(1 - r)] + r Log[S]] Out[1]= r Log[S] + Log[E^r S^(1 - r)] Even if I specify in the assumptions that r and S are real I get the same output. Now, it seems to me that: Log[E^r S^(1-r)] + r Log[S]= r + (1-r) Log[S] + r Log[S] Therefore my expression should simplify to: r + Log[S] 1) Why doesn't Mathematica do this, even if I specify that everything is Real. 2) Is there a way I can force it to do this? Thanks to all who respond, Q URL: ,

 Subject (listing for 'Force Log to Simplify?') Author Date Posted Force Log to Simplify? Quadari 04/01/09 2:45pm Re: Force Log to Simplify? yehuda ben-s... 04/02/09 04:38am Re: Force Log to Simplify? James Rohal 04/03/09 9:47pm Re: Force Log to Simplify? S. 09/29/11 07:28am
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