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Re: Factor by Grouping

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  • Subject: [mg96630] Re: Factor by Grouping
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 04:20:54 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <gne6sj$pfe$>
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Factor[4 + 7*x*y - 14 y - 2 x]


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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