FactorTerms

FactorTerms[poly]

pulls out any overall numerical factor in poly.

FactorTerms[poly,x]

pulls out any overall factor in poly that does not depend on x.

FactorTerms[poly,{x1,x2,}]

pulls out any overall factor in poly that does not depend on any of the xi.

Details and Options

  • FactorTerms[poly,x] extracts the content of poly with respect to x.
  • FactorTerms automatically threads over lists in poly, as well as equations, inequalities and logic functions.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Pull out an overall numerical factor, but do no further factoring:

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Scope  (1)

Options  (1)

Properties & Relations  (3)

See Also

Factor  FactorTermsList

Tutorials

Introduced in 1988
(1.0)
| Updated in 2007
(6.0)