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Steve
02/27/13 2:53pm

Replace the dot between a and Sin and a and Cos with a space or a star:

In[1]:= Simplify[a.Cos[x]^2 + a.Sin[x]^2]

Out[1]= a.sin^2(x)+a.cos^2(x)

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

Out[2]= a

In[3]:= Simplify[a*Cos[x]^2 + a*Sin[x]^2]

Out[3]= a

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Simplify Anding 02/26/13 07:59am
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Re: Simplify yehuda 02/27/13 07:25am
Re: Simplify Steve 02/27/13 2:53pm
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