The art of manipulating an algebraic expression into the desired form.
It is often difficult in Mathematica to convert an algebraic expression into a specific form. Algebraic manipulation involves structural and algebraic operations of polynomials, rationals, complex numbers, trigonometric, logical or any other mathematical expression, according to the rules of algebra. There are a number of high-level functions that can perform complex structural changes like
Reduce. Additionally, there are many others that can perform more controlled structural changes such as
Cancel, Expand, etc.
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