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Re: How can I force mathematica to collect a symbol from

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  • From: Ray Koopman <koopman at sfu.ca>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 00:51:07 -0400 (EDT)
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a*Expand[(a+b+c)/a]

On Tue, Apr 09, 2013 @ 01:05 AM, syzhaoyu at gmail.com wrote:
> 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. 




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