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Re: polynomial order

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  • Subject: [mg23639] Re: [mg23628] polynomial order
  • From: Carl Woll <carlw at>
  • Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 01:00:48 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Physics Department, U of Washington
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Try using TraditionalForm. From the menu bar,

Cell | Default Output Format Type | TraditionalForm

should do the trick.


Matt Enlow wrote:

> I've been trying to get Mathematica to display polynomials in decreasing
> order of degrees, instead of increasing order, but to no avail. I've tried
> using the Sort function, but it doesn't work... it probably sorts them the
> way I want first, then when it outputs them, it reverts to its standard way
> of increasing-degree order. Is there some setting somewhere that will allow
> me to do this? I've scoured the Help, but can't seem to find any information
> on this.
> Thanks in advance,
> Matt Enlow
> Bridgeport, CT

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