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Re: factoring

On Dec 30, 10:09 am, r_poetic <radford.scha... at> wrote:
> Hello,
> an easy question:
> why does Factor[xy-xz+y^2-yz] fail to return (x+y)(y-z), and what
> command would do that?
> Thanks!

you have to put a space between variables.
x y means x times y, xy means a variable with a two letters name

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