Re: How to separate a sum into terms

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• Subject: [mg92027] Re: [mg92018] How to separate a sum into terms
• From: "Thomas Dowling" <thomasgdowling at gmail.com>
• Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 06:09:15 -0400 (EDT)
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```Hello,

In[5]=  Apply[List, a + b - c + f[1] - g[a]/g[b]]

Out[5]=  {a, b, -c, f[1], -g[a]/g[b]}

As was brought to our attention in a recent post:

In[6]= Variables[a + b - c + f[1] - g[a]/g[b]]

Out[6]= {a, b, c, f[1], g[a], g[b]}

May also be of use?

Tom Dowling

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 9:29 AM, Slava Rychkov <slava.rychkov at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi!
>
> I want to separate a Mathematica expression written as a sum into
> separate terms
> E.g. for
>
> a+b-c+f[1]-g[a]/g[b]
>
> I want to get a list
>
> {a,b,-c,f[1],-g[a]/g[b]}
>
> Is there a simple way to do this?
>
> Thanks,
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