mikolg at sibmail.com
Mon Jan 14 11:28:02 CST 2008
Harald Geyer wrote:
> Hi Johan,
>> When I try to integrate som functions (part of a double integral)
>> and I fill in some bounds, maxima always keeps asking:
>> is ...... positive, negative or zero.
>> Can this question turned off?
> In general it can't be turned off. AFAIK there is some work in progress
> to return conditional expressions in such cases, but I don't think it
> is mature yet.
> OTOH you can avoid specific questions by telling maxima the answer
> beforehand: Use assume(a>0) to tell maxima that a is positive. There
> are more examples how to use assume() in the manual
May we say maxima to check all possible variants (positive, negative and
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