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RE: FactorInteger

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  • Subject: [mg14459] RE: [mg14412] FactorInteger
  • From: "Ersek, Ted R" <ErsekTR at>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 03:32:57 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

On pages 283-293 of the book "Power Programming with Mathematica The
Kernel" the author (David B. Wagner) develops a program to do exactly
that.  I highly recommend this book.  For more information see

Ted Ersek   

>Concerning the Prime Factors of composite integers ;
>In[1] := 2^4 3^3 4^2
>Out[2] = 6912
>In[3] := FactorInteger[%]
>Out[4] = {{2,4},{3,3},{4,2}}
>In Mathematica 3.0 is there anyway 
>the output of FactorInteger can be
>modified to produce the unevaluated 
>prime factors in the usual
>exponential form ? 
>Alan Hopper
>Katoomba, Australia
>awhopper at

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