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simplify/piecewise - simplify piecewise expressions

Calling Sequence

simplify(expr)

simplify(expr, piecewise)

`simplify/piecewise`(expr, var)

Parameters

expr

-

any expression

piecewise

-

(optional) literal name; piecewise

var

-

variable

Description

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The simplify/piecewise command can simplify expressions with piecewise functions of one variable. If the expression contains more than one variable use the convert(expr, piecewise, var) calling sequence or the long form `simplify/piecewise`(expr, var).

Examples

A:=convertx,piecewise

A:=&lcub;xx<0x0x

(1)

simplifyAA

x2

(2)

B:=piecewisex24<0&comma;x&comma;xx

B:=&lcub;xx2<4x2otherwise

(3)

simplifyBpiecewise3<x&comma;0&comma;1

&lcub;x21x2x1x<2x21x3x23<x

(4)

`simplify/piecewise`piecewise0<x&comma;a&comma;b2&comma;x

&lcub;b2x0a20<x

(5)

See Also

convert[piecewise], piecewise


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