ASKSAGE: Sage Q&A Forum - Individual question feedhttps://ask.sagemath.org/questions/Q&A Forum for SageenCopyright Sage, 2010. Some rights reserved under creative commons license.Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:20:13 -0600Equivalent to Wolfram's Alpha "alternate forms"https://ask.sagemath.org/question/25121/equivalent-to-wolframs-alpha-alternate-forms/ In Wolfram's Alpha, when you enter some symbolic expression it will offer you many alternate forms, for example: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=1%2F%281%2B%28b%2Fa%29^%28c-1%29%29
is there a way to get similar results in Sage?Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:19:13 -0600https://ask.sagemath.org/question/25121/equivalent-to-wolframs-alpha-alternate-forms/Answer by rws for <p>In Wolfram's Alpha, when you enter some symbolic expression it will offer you many alternate forms, for example: <a href="http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=1/(1+(b/a)%5E(c-1))">http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=...</a></p>
<p>is there a way to get similar results in Sage?</p>
https://ask.sagemath.org/question/25121/equivalent-to-wolframs-alpha-alternate-forms/?answer=25148#post-id-25148In Sage, symbolic expressions can be manipulated in various ways. See the simplify_* and expand_* functions in the documentation. The difference is that *you* decide which transformation to use.
[http://sagemath.org/doc/reference/calculus/sage/symbolic/expression.html](http://sagemath.org/doc/reference/calculus/sage/symbolic/expression.html)Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:20:13 -0600https://ask.sagemath.org/question/25121/equivalent-to-wolframs-alpha-alternate-forms/?answer=25148#post-id-25148