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Re: collect derivatives

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  • Subject: [mg23350] Re: collect derivatives
  • From: Eckhard Hennig <hennig at>
  • Date: Thu, 4 May 2000 02:59:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: ITWM
  • References: <8eg6bb$>
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Robert schrieb in Nachricht <8eg6bb$h2f at>...
>is there a way to use "collect[]" to collect all terms with a specific
>derivative, e.g. to produce something like
>z''[x] u[x] + z'[x] (u'[x]+u[x]) + z[x]

Yes, you can use Collect as follows:

Collect[yourexpr, z[x] | Derivative[_][z][x]]

-- Eckhard

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