Re: Descending order

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg71738] Re: Descending order*From*: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>*Date*: Tue, 28 Nov 2006 06:03:48 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK*References*: <ekecm8$p4$1@smc.vnet.net>

Bruno Campanini wrote: > After Evaluation, is it possible to have Mathematica 5.2 > ordering descending instead of ascending? > > I.e. > x^4 + x^3 + x^2 + x > instead of > x + x^2 + x^3 + x^4 > > Bruno > > In[1]:= x+x^2+x^3+x^4//TraditionalForm Out[1] x^4 + x^3 + x^2 + x For more detail explanations and alternatives solutions, see the technical FAQ titled "How can I change the order of the terms in a polynomial?" at http://support.wolfram.com/mathematica/mathematics/algebra/polynomialsorting.html Regards, Jean-Marc