Q: Factor with Polynominals?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg26672] Q: Factor with Polynominals?*From*: Robert <robert.schuerhuber at gmx.at>*Date*: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 00:47:24 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Vienna University of Technology*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

hello! i'd like to factor polynominals, e. g. if i have an exspression like 3 x^2 + 3 y^2 + x + y^3 + y x^2, i'd like to get (i want to factor x^2+y^2): (x^2+y^2) (3 + y) + x. how can i achieve a result like this (also with other, more complicated polynominals)? thanks, robert