Re: Factor by Grouping

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg96630] Re: Factor by Grouping*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 04:20:54 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Uni Leipzig*References*: <gne6sj$pfe$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

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. > > > > >