includes functions for performing a variety of specific algebraic transformations. Some are algorithmically straightforward; others include highly sophisticated algorithms, many developed and refined at Wolfram Research.
apply transformations to try to simplify an expression
apply a full set of simplification transformations
attempt to expand in terms of more elementary functions
expand powers, assuming positive real variables, etc.
expand complex functions into real and imaginary parts, etc.
expand out products and powers
factor sums into products and powers
collect similar terms together
put over a common denominator
break apart into partial fractions
, ExpToTrig —
convert between exponentials and trigonometric functions
try to merge all roots to a single root
try to convert roots to explicit radicals
expand out piecewise functions into explicit components
expand out Boolean expressions
assumptions to make
how to rank the complexity of expressions