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Re: Factor by Grouping


Hi,

Factor[4 + 7*x*y - 14 y - 2 x]

Regards
   Jens

PS: x*y and x y is not xy

magnum wrote:
> I am new to Mathmatica. I am trying to learn how to factor monomials and polynomials and at the same time learn Mathematica. How to I factoa equation such as
> 
> 4+7xy-14y-2x
> 
> I need to group to (x-2)(7y-2).
> 
> Should be easy I think, but I can't actually figure out what the correct sequence would be.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 


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