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question about HoldForm

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg60777] question about HoldForm
  • From: "Ruth Lazkoz" <ruth.lazkoz at ehu.es>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2005 01:41:24 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

I have this expression

x = 2; HoldForm[x^2 + 4x + 4]

Is there a way to operate on HoldForm so that I get (x^2+2)^2? If I cut 
a paste the result and operate on it I obviously get 16.

Thanks,

Ruth



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