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simplify/RootOf

simplify expressions with the RootOf function

 Calling Sequence simplify(expr, RootOf)

Parameters

 expr - any expression RootOf - literal name; RootOf

Description

 • The simplify/RootOf function is used to simplify expressions which contain the RootOf function.
 • Polynomials and inverses of polynomials in RootOf are simplified.  Any nth roots involving RootOf are resolved.

Examples

 > $r≔\mathrm{RootOf}\left({x}^{2}-2=0,x\right):$
 > $\mathrm{simplify}\left({r}^{2},\mathrm{RootOf}\right)$
 ${2}$ (1)
 > $\mathrm{simplify}\left(\frac{1}{r},\mathrm{RootOf}\right)$
 $\frac{{\mathrm{RootOf}}{}\left({{\mathrm{_Z}}}^{{2}}{-}{2}\right)}{{2}}$ (2)

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