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Rational

Function: rational (z) Multiplies numerator and denominator of <z> by the complex conjugate of denominator, thus rationalizing the denominator. Returns canonical rational expression (CRE) form if given one, else returns general form.

To use this function write first load(functs).

There are also some inexact matches for rational. Try ?? rational to see them.

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Related Examples

? rational;

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rational-sqrt

rational(2*sqrt(x)-sq...

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rational-solve

f(t):=2^(t/240);

eq1:f(t)=12;

rational(solve(eq1,t));

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rational-solve

f(t):=2^(t/240);

eq1:f(t)=12;

rational(solve(eq1,t));

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rational-solve

f(t):=2^(t/240);

eq1:f(t)=12;

rational(solve(eq1,t));

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? rational;

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rational-solve

f(t):=2^(t/240);

eq1:f(t)=12;

rational(solve(eq1,t));

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rational-sqrt-true

a = 1 / (2 * sqrt(2) ...

alebraic:true;

simplify_rational(a);

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rational-sqrt

rational(2*sqrt(x)-sq...

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rational-sqrt

a = 30/(3*sqrt(5) - 5...

a.simplify_rational();

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