[Maxima] The factor function is a little bit silly.
jcpiza at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 15:30:36 CDT 2008
On 2008/4/7, J.C. Pizarro <jcpiza at gmail.com>, i wrote:
> On 2008/4/7, J.C. Pizarro <jcpiza at gmail.com>, i wrote:
> > If i remove the expression "-z" then it solved in few seconds:
> > (%i12) factor(expand((x-y)^1000));
> > 1000
> > (%o12) (y - x)
> Look it, Maxima solved it wrongly! It's bug of Maxima!
> The correct answer is (x-y)^1000, not (y-x)^1000 !!!
> Sincerely, J.C.Pizarro
I've confused, i mistaked again because i did it quickly,
it's not bug because for any K is even, (x-y)^K = (y-x)^K.
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