Re: Factor

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg104304] Re: Factor*From*: dh <dh at metrohm.com>*Date*: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 04:57:36 -0500 (EST)*References*: <hbotq6$lcv$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi, the function Coefficient will do what you want. Coefficient[polx,x] or Coefficient[polx,x,1] gives the terms linear in x Coefficient[poly,x^2] or Coefficient[polx,x,2] gives the quadratic term Coefficient[poly,x,{0,1,2}] or Coefficient[poly,x,Range[0,2]] gives the zero 1 and 2. order term. Daniel micmac wrote: > Hi all, > I would like to Factor an expression which is a polynome of 3 different > variables. > How can I factor it for one particular variable ? by using mathematica > > is there a syntax like Factor[expression,particular variable] > > thanks, > > Julien >