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Questions on manipulating complicated expressions and making them look simpler using Simplify, FullSimplify and Reduce.

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Analytical Cross-Correlation between two time lagged Sinc functions gives complicated result

I'm trying to calculate the analytical Cross-Correlation between two time-lagged Sinc functions, i.e., \begin{align} R(\tau) = \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} \overline{\textrm{sinc}\left(\pi f \left(t - d_1\...
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How can I isolate a specific variable to one side in an equation?

Firstly, I will integrate the equation using Simpson's 3/8 Rule since it is quite long to do analytically. All the variables (x, y, r, n, ps, k) are unknowns. I want to make r as the subject. I tried ...
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Mathematica can't simplify asymptotic expressions containing constant symbols

I want to calculate simple asymptotic expressions involving positive constant symbols ($a > 0$), such as $$\lim_{x\to\infty} \operatorname{sech}(a x) \sim 2 e^{-a x}$$ Surprisingly, the ...
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Solution for inequality equation - “Cannot be solved with the methods available to Reduce”

I am trying to solve the following inequality for $v$: $b>e^{\frac{-v}{\alpha}}\cdot \alpha + v$. (Where I know: $b>0$, $v \in [0, 1]$, and $\alpha >0$). However the following doesn't work: <...
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Small problem with TensorReduce

Given: $eq=-\frac{1}{2} \text{$\varpi $1}^T.\text{J1}.\text{$\varpi $1}-\frac{1}{2} \Omega^T.\text{jp}.\Omega+\frac{1}{2}\left(\text{Jp}+\text{Jp}^T\right)^T.\Omega$ where $J1$, $jp$ and $Jp$ - $3 \...
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Getting False for an equality that I know it is true

I am getting false for an equality that I know it is true(I proved it by hand and I used sagemath to see that it is true) however when using Mathematica it is giving false although I used ...
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How to simplify complex Trigonometric expression in mathematica? [closed]

The expression which I need to simplify in mathematica into simplest form ...
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Simplifying hypergeometric function 4F3

I am trying to make Mathematica simplify the following expression below. ...
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How to ask Mathematica to simplify an expression in terms of a particular variable?

With the following matrix where there are relations between different variables a,b,c,...
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Issues in expanding expressions with formal sums

I have a very long expression involving formal sums to infinity, unfixed functions and several variables. In this very long expression, I need a typical term, like $\frac{6 A \sigma \sum _{n=0}^{\...
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How to rearrange terms in an expression to a particular form (e.g. A/w-> A*(1/w)

I have a huge expression for which the numerators are a big mess, involving numbers, variables, formal sums and unevaluted function, let's call the numerators Ai, with i=1,2,...n This "beast"...
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How to get a result in a form without complex numbers?

How can I get rid of the complex numbers in this result? The actual result is obviously real, but Mathematica gives me this inconvenient complex form. ...
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How to reorganize a polynomial including exponents to the simplest form?

I want to reorganize a polynomial including exponents as the following Figure 1 to the form showing as Figure 2. Failed to realize it after several times trying such as Figure 3. Can you help me to ...
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How to arrage the expression in asscending powers of the variable

It seems that FullSimplify is not working here. I want to arrange the expression in ascending powers of x ...
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Removing transient part in equation and solving for a general form

I have the following code that I run: ...
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Reduce coefficients from constraints in a set of equations

Total beginner here. I am chaining 4 quadratic equations $f_i(x)$ at 4 knots $k_i$ (where $0 < k_i < 1$ and $k_{i+1} > k_i$) on a wrapped unit interval (i.e. $0 \leq x \leq 1$): $$ f_i(x) = ...
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Expression should vanish under assumptions. How can I use Mathematica to simplify this type of of expression (and similar)?

This is maybe the worst type of question because it is super specific, but I am hoping that some Mathematica function or rule exists (built-in or custom) that can be helpful for simplifying a somewhat ...
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Getting the coefficients of an expression with Solve

I have a very lengthy expression (600+ terms) with derivatives of several functions, which I want to write in a compact way. I would like to get the coefficients of terms I know exist in this ...
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Why doesn't this KroneckerDelta simplify?

When I take D[Sum[a[x[0], x[j]], {j, 1, nsp}], x[0]] I get I would expect that the KroneckerDelta[0, j] would automatically ...
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How to simplify for a ratio of two variables

Say I have an equation like $$2 z \ln[\frac{a v_{2}^{2}}{b_{2}}]+(v_{1}-2v_{2}) - z \ln[\frac{a v_{1}^{2}}{b_{1}}]\geq0$$ ...
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Why does Clear[] not work on subscripted variables? [duplicate]

Where is the problem? ...
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How to extract a factor from equation and rearrange the equation?

I want to extract a factor from the equations, it's not a common factor, just a factor defined by myself, like this: (ac+b) --> c(a+b/c) I have tried Factor,<...
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How to find and apply variable substitutions that simplify an expression?

I have a simple matrix expression. ...
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Why Mathematica is not assuming real variable as real?

I am dealing with the situation where despite of specifying my variables b1 and c to be greater than zero, Mathematica still ...
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Checking a solution of PDE

I'm having trouble verifying solutions for complex PDEs including conjugate and absolute value. For Example: I have a complex PDE: where superscript * denotes conjugate of the unknown function ...
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How to collect a polynomial with a specific power

Suppose I have got this polynomial u=x^12-3x^8-x^4+3 Now, I am trying to collect this polynomial with x^4 terms. I need to write it like this: (-1+x^4) (-3 + x^4) (1 + x^4) To evaluate it, I used ...
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Approximating giant polynomial expression

Suppose I have a giant polynomial expression analogous to $$ F=a_1xX^6+a_2x^2X^5+a_3x^3X^4+a_4x^4X^3+a_5x^5X^2+a_6x^6X $$ and it is true that $X \gg x$. Let it be enough for me to approximate this ...
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How to intelligently use FullSimplify and FunctionExpand to simplify complex sums

I am trying to find a compact form of some sums which is related with some Bayesian probability factor (not so relevant, if required further explanation please ask). The point is that I know that the ...
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How can I take numerator of an expression? [closed]

How can I take numerator of the expressions? -((2 (r^2) )/E) + (2 a)/E^3 + r \[Lambda] == 0 && -2 r^2 Subscript[a, 1] + (6 Subscript[a, 1])/E^2 == 0
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Express MeijerG as integral

For definite integrals MMA gives identities in terms of Meijer G-functions, e.g. $\begin{align}\sqrt{\pi}\int_0^\infty \textrm{e}^{-4x/t^2-t}\ \textrm{d}t &= G_{0,\,3}^{3,\,0} \left( x\left. \...
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Simplifying expressions involving Sqrt[] inside ComplexConjugate[]

I have a matrix mat with expressions involving square-root with complex-conjugation operation which makes the simplification difficult. ...
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Is there a short way of writing (x==a || x==b || x==c)?

Something like x == (a|b|c) but that doesn't work.
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Solve and Simplify

MMA version 12.3 Windows Has anybody an explanation why "Solve" gives different results if you use "Simplify" on the argument or not. Here we create 3 equations (it does not matter ...
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How to simplify square of a Trigonometric function?

I have this expression $a^4 Sin[\phi/2]^4 + 1/2 a^2 b^2 Sin[\phi]^2 + b^4 Cos[\phi/2]^4$. I expect to get a simple form $(a^2 Sin[\phi/2]^2 + b^2 Cos[\phi/2]^2)^2$. However mathematica obtain ...
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Elimination of the variables

I am trying to get an equation in terms of variable z by eliminating variables g0 and g1 but Running below code is taking time forever ...
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Simple expression involing Sum[] Mathematica fails to simplify [duplicate]

I have been trying to coax Mathematica to solve some equations involving expressions like Sum[A[t],t], with mixed success. One thing that really surprised me though ...
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Basic simplifications in vector algebra [closed]

Newish Mathematica user here! I just learned about the built-in vector type. To experiment with it I tried to specify that $a,b\in\mathbb{R}^3$ and I hoped that Mathematica would simplify $(2a+3b)\...
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Simplify treats a solution differently when it's formatted as an equation instead of a rule

Solutions returned by Solve are provided as rules: solnRule1 = y -> 1/(3 (1 + x)) - (-1 + 2 x)/(6 (1 - x + x^2)) + 2/( 3 (1 + 1/3 (-1 + 2 x)^2)); ...
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Simplify system of expressions with cases

I have a system of equations that looks something like this: ...
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Split plus or minus into list [duplicate]

I would like x= 2 \[PlusMinus] Sqrt[3] to evaluate to {x=2+Sqrt[3],x=2-Sqrt[3]} Including any number of plus or minus symbols, ...
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How can I add conditions to simplify the result?

Here k is an integer number. How can I simplify the result by adding conditions like k is odd or even? Also why are the 0^k terms not simplified to 0? ...
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Collect Exponential With Pattern

I have some enormous expression with many complex exponentials. Some of these are time varying, others are just phase terms. Here is a small piece of the expression that I hope fully captures the ...
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Inactive and simplify does not work [duplicate]

Consider the following code: Simplify[Conjugate[Inactive[cn][n, nAvg]], Assumptions -> Inactive[cn][__] > 0] If you run it, it will not simplify, i.e ...
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FullSimplify is giving a condition that is implied by the assumptions

I've been trying to understand why FullSimplify is giving a condition that is implied by the assumptions (otherwise the set is empty). However, I couldn't ...
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Reconcile FullSimplify vs Reduce on Simple Problem

Can FullSimplify be coerced to give an answer here? If not, is it easy to say why? ...
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How to expand a rational function as a single fraction

This has been annoying me for a long time. I want a rational function to be represented in the form $$\frac{a_nx^n+....a_0x^0}{b_mx^m+....b_0x^0}$$ But this seems to be quite difficult. Mathematica ...
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How to deal with multiple conflicting possibilities when using collect

I have some equations that I would like to group according to specified terms. For example, $x_1x_2x_3+x_1x_2x_4+x_1x_5x_6+3x_1x_2x_3$. I would like this to be grouped as $3x_1x_2x_3+x_1x_2x_4+...
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Reducing a fraction containing numbers in numerical form

I am looking for a function that would transform a fraction of the form: $$\frac{1.0\times 10^{-10}}{1.0\times 10^{-11}+1.0\times 10^{-12}\,x}$$ into this: $$\frac{1.0}{1.0\times 10^{-1}+1.0\times 10^{...
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How do I get actual solutions from MaxValue?

Say I want to calculate the maximum value of a simple function of two variables: f[r_, t_]:= r Cos[t]^3 (1 + r Sin[t]) with respect to the variable ...

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