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difforms

  

simpform

  

simplify an expression involving forms

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

simpform(expr)

Parameters

expr

-

Maple expression

Description

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The function simpform will simplify an expression involving forms.  Its operations include collecting like terms, simplifying wedge products, and pulling out scalar factors.

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The command with(difforms,simpform) allows the use of the abbreviated form of this command.

Examples

withdifforms:defformf=scalar,g=scalar

fv &^ u+u &^ gv

fv &^ u+gu &^ v

(1)

simpform

f+1wdegreeuwdegreevgv &^ u

(2)

fu &^ v+u &^ w+gu &^ v

fu &^ v+u &^ w+gu &^ v

(3)

simpform

f+gu &^ v+fu &^ w

(4)

See Also

defform

wdegree

 


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