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Index  Inference Rule  Input latex  Feeds latex  Output latex  step validity  dimension check  unit check  notes 

10  subtract X from both sides 



LHS diff is 0 RHS diff is sqrt((pdg1939**2  4*pdg4231*pdg9139)/pdg9139**2) 
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10.5  subtract X from both sides 



LHS diff is 0 RHS diff is sqrt((pdg1939**2  4*pdg4231*pdg9139)/pdg9139**2) 
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11  simplify 



LHS diff is 0 RHS diff is (pdg9139*sqrt((pdg1939**2  4*pdg4231*pdg9139)/pdg9139**2) + sqrt(pdg1939**2  4*pdg4231*pdg9139))/(2*pdg9139) 
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11.5  simplify 



LHS diff is 0 RHS diff is (pdg9139*sqrt((pdg1939**2  4*pdg4231*pdg9139)/pdg9139**2)  sqrt(pdg1939**2  4*pdg4231*pdg9139))/(2*pdg9139) 
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9999999969: 
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9999999969: 

5  add X to both sides 



valid 
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4  subtract X from both sides 



LHS diff is pdg1464*(pdg1939 + pdg9139)/pdg9139 RHS diff is 0 
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9  square root both sides 



no check performed 
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8  LHS of expr 1 equals LHS of expr 2 



input diff is 0 diff is (pdg1464**2*pdg9139 + pdg1464*pdg1939 + pdg4231)/pdg9139 diff is (pdg1464**2*pdg9139 + pdg1464*pdg1939 + pdg4231)/pdg9139 
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7  simplify 



valid 
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6  change variable X to Y 



valid 
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dimensions are consistent 5928285821: 
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N/A 5928285821: 

14  declare final expr 



no validation is available for declarations 
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9999999968:


15  declare final expr 



no validation is available for declarations 
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9999999969:


3  divide both sides by 



LHS diff is pdg1464*(pdg1939  pdg9139)/pdg9139 RHS diff is 0 
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1  declare initial expr 



no validation is available for declarations 
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7.5  declare initial expr 



no validation is available for declarations 
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dimensions are consistent 
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N/A 
symbol ID  category  latex  scope  dimension  name  value  Used in derivations  references  

1464  variable 
x
\(x\) 
['real']  dimensionless 

140  
9139  variable 
a
\(a\) 
['real']  dimensionless  45  
3410  variable 
h
\(h\) 
real  dimensionless  none 

2  
4231  variable 
c
\(c\) 
['real']  dimensionless  12  
1939  variable 
b
\(b\) 
['real']  dimensionless  20 