# Simplifying an inequality

I ask:

```
var('x,y')
ineq = (x+2<y+2)
simplify(ineq)
```

and get:

```
x + 2 < y + 2
```

How can I get Sage to simplify this inequality to:

```
x < y
```

?

Simplifying an inequality

I ask:

```
var('x,y')
ineq = (x+2<y+2)
simplify(ineq)
```

and get:

```
x + 2 < y + 2
```

How can I get Sage to simplify this inequality to:

```
x < y
```

?

add a comment

2

You can simplify this using

```
solve(ineq,x)
```

Please start posting anonymously - your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account.

Asked: ** 2016-03-13 09:27:08 +0200 **

Seen: **516 times**

Last updated: **Mar 19 '16**

LMI (Linear Matrix Inequalities)

why won't simplify multiply out square roots?

Symbolic expressions and simplifying

No simplification is done to invert trigonometric functions ?

Factorial simplification error

Dropping higher powers of a variable in an expression

Copyright Sage, 2010. Some rights reserved under creative commons license. Content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 license.