Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation
There are often many different ways to write the same algebraic expression. As one example, the expression can be written as . The Wolfram System provides a large collection of functions for converting between different forms of algebraic expressions.
|Expand[expr]||multiply out products and powers, writing the result as a sum of terms|
|Factor[expr]||write expr as a product of minimal factors|