Re: How to separate a sum into terms

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg92044] Re: [mg92018] How to separate a sum into terms*From*: "Tong Shiu-sing" <sstong at phy.cuhk.edu.hk>*Date*: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 06:14:19 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200809170829.EAA14092@smc.vnet.net>

Hi, Since the Head of your sum is Plus, the following statement works: a + b - c + f[1] - g[a]/g[b] /. Plus[p_, q__] -> {p, q} Regards, Shiu-sing Hong Kong ----- Original Message ----- From: "Slava Rychkov" <slava.rychkov at gmail.com> To: <mathgroup at smc.vnet.net> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 4:29 PM Subject: [mg92044] [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, > -- > Vyacheslav Rychkov https://mail.sns.it/~rychkov > Scuola Normale Superiore Tel: +39-050-509068 (office) > Classe di Scienze +39-050-3820086 (home) > Piazza dei Cavalieri, 7 +39-3403925168 (mobile) > 56100 Pisa Fax: +39-050-509045 > Italy E-mail: Rychkov at sns.it > > > >

**References**:**How to separate a sum into terms***From:*Slava Rychkov <slava.rychkov@gmail.com>