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simplify/power

simplify powers

 Calling Sequence simplify(expr, power) simplify(expr, power, symbolic)

Parameters

 expr - any expression power - literal name; power symbolic - (optional) literal name; symbolic

Description

 • The simplify/power procedure is used to simplify powers, exponentials, and logarithms in an expression.
 • This calling sequence prevents simplify from analyzing the expression and calling other simplification routines, therefore returning a result much more quickly.
 • The symbolic option can be used if it does not matter whether the transformations are correct over the whole complex plane.

Examples

 > $\mathrm{simplify}\left({\left({a}^{b}\right)}^{c},\mathrm{power}\right)$
 ${\left({{a}}^{{b}}\right)}^{{c}}$ (1)
 > $\mathrm{simplify}\left({\left({a}^{b}\right)}^{c},\mathrm{power},\mathrm{symbolic}\right)$
 ${{a}}^{{b}{}{c}}$ (2)
 > $\mathrm{simplify}\left({x}^{a}{x}^{b},\mathrm{power}\right)$
 ${{x}}^{{a}{+}{b}}$ (3)
 > $\mathrm{simplify}\left({ⅇ}^{5\mathrm{ln}\left(x\right)+1},\mathrm{power}\right)$
 ${{x}}^{{5}}{}{ⅇ}$ (4)
 > $\mathrm{simplify}\left(\mathrm{ln}\left(xy\right),\mathrm{power}\right)$
 ${\mathrm{ln}}{}\left({x}{}{y}\right)$ (5)
 > $\mathrm{simplify}\left(\mathrm{ln}\left(xy\right),\mathrm{power},\mathrm{symbolic}\right)$
 ${\mathrm{ln}}{}\left({x}\right){+}{\mathrm{ln}}{}\left({y}\right)$ (6)