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Is there a way to write a FullSimplify at the end of the line with some assumptions?

That is, if I write

a^2+b^2+2 a b //FullSimplify[...]

is there any way to include some assumptions for a,b?

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... //FullSimplify[#, ...]& – Kuba Jul 15 '14 at 18:09

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Assuming[a > 0, a^2 + b^2 + 2 a b // FullSimplify]


a^2 + b^2 + 2 a b // FullSimplify[#, a > 0] &
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