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Anding
02/26/13 07:59am

Hello,

Simplify appears to be gettings stuck when I include a factor. I would like [57] to reduce the expression to 'a', just has [58] has reduced the expression to 1.

In[57]:= Simplify[a.Cos[x]^2 + a.Sin[x]^2]
Out[57]= a.Cos[x]^2+a.Sin[x]^2

In[58]:= Simplify[Cos[x]^2 + Sin[x]^2]
Out[58]= 1

Any thoughts much appreciated

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Simplify Anding 02/26/13 07:59am
Re: Simplify Bill Simpson 02/27/13 01:18am
Re: Simplify Anding 02/27/13 06:36am
Re: Simplify yehuda 02/27/13 07:25am
Re: Simplify Steve 02/27/13 2:53pm
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