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Re: Re: Bug in Simplify?

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  • Subject: [mg33265] Re: [mg33216] Re: Bug in Simplify?
  • From: DWCantrell at
  • Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 05:09:22 -0500 (EST)
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In a message dated 03/09/2002 17:56:36 GMT Standard Time, akoz at 

> This matter has been discussed in the past a number of times so this 
>  time I would just like concentrate on one aspect.
>  The Mathematica evaluator always gives
>  In[3]:=
>  {x/x,"dog"/"dog"}
>  Out[3]=
>  {1,1}

Many thanks for your reply.

As best I can tell, however, nothing that you said explains why 
we should expect Simplify[x/y, x==0 && y==0] to yield 0. This 
still puzzles me.


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