Answer: It sounds as though the roots survived the division and transplant so that's a good sign. I'd give the tree a few more weeks to wake up. If it doesn't, it is dead but the roots and the suckers are alive. You can cut away the dead stem and encourage the new suckers to grow. Next year you can choose the largest, hardiest looking sucker to save and remove the rest of them. Maples are fairly fast to grow so it won't take more than a few years for one of the suckers to grow into a new tree. Good luck with your trees!
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