Re: How to separate a sum into terms

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• Subject: [mg92045] Re: [mg92018] How to separate a sum into terms
• From: "Tong Shiu-sing" <sstong at phy.cuhk.edu.hk>
• Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 06:14:34 -0400 (EDT)
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```Hi,

Another simplier way is to replace the Head of your sum with a List:

List @@ (a + b - c + f[1] - g[a]/g[b])

It gives the same result.

Regards,
Shiu-sing
Hong Kong

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From: "Slava Rychkov" <slava.rychkov at gmail.com>
To: <mathgroup at smc.vnet.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 4:29 PM
Subject: [mg92045] [mg92018] How to separate a sum into terms

> 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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