How can I force mathematica to collect a symbol from a polynomial

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg130402] How can I force mathematica to collect a symbol from a polynomial*From*: syzhaoyu at gmail.com*Date*: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 04:05:40 -0400 (EDT)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@wolfram.com*Delivered-to*: mathgroup-newout@smc.vnet.net*Delivered-to*: mathgroup-newsend@smc.vnet.net

Let's say I have a polynomial: a+b+c Is there any way I can force mathematica to produce the following result: a*(1+b/a+c/a) I think such transformation of polynomials should be very common; however, I have been trying all day and still can not get mathematica to do so automatically.

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: How can I force mathematica to collect a symbol from a polynomial***From:*Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357@gmail.com>