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Topic: cancel function
Replies: 1   Last Post: Nov 12, 1996 1:17 PM

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Ralheid@aol.com

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cancel function
Posted: Nov 9, 1996 2:00 AM
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I cannot seem to get mathematica to cancel the exponetial function in the
following relationship;

in(1) = eqn1 = a E^(I w t )(b + c x) == 0
out(1)= a E^(I w t ) (b + c x) == 0

in(2) = eqnw = Cancel[eqn1/E^(I w t )]
out(2) = E^(-I w t )( a E^(I w t )(b + c x) == 0)

I seem to think that cancel should reduce above to:

out(2) = eqnw = (b + c x) == 0

any help would be appreciated.

R. Alheid







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