[Maxima] Rational powers and simplification
drdieterkaiser at web.de
Sun Aug 30 14:58:01 CDT 2009
Am Sonntag, den 30.08.2009, 21:36 +0200 schrieb Stefano Ferri:
> I think this could be a nice feature. This would only affect display
> and not internal representation right? Maybe it could be useful in
> association to a display variable to let users choose between the
> display of rational exponents and square roots.
> In a humble user opinion :-)
Yes, only the display of sqrt functions will change. We have already the
global flag $sqrtdispflag. The standard value is true, therefore we get
sqrt(x) and not x^(1/2) on the display.
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