- which is simpler?

- how about here?
Form Expression *complexity*factored sum 13 expanded 24 factored 25 - one classification scheme:
Symbol Classification Complexity R rational numbers (integers are considered to have a denominator of 1) sum of the absolute value of the numerator plus the denominator F floating point numbers absolute value of the number B extended precision floating point numbers (bigfloats) absolute value of the number E expressions that are not simple numbers size of the expression (the number of operators and atomic operands)

Richard Liska