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Re: avoid combining like terms in algebraic expression
Posted:
Aug 31, 2011 5:23 AM


Hello,
HoldForm will prevent the evaluation of the epxression:
In[1]:= HoldForm[3x+4x] Out[1]= 3 x+4 x
Best,
Christoph
On 30/08/2011 12:35, Phil Hammond wrote: > I'm generating problems for basic algebra students, and I would like > to present expressions with like terms (e.g. 3x + 4x) and have the > students combine them in their answers. Could somebody help me > persuade Mathematica to refrain from combining them automatically? > > Thanks > >



