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Re: Making (a*\[Theta]11)/(1+a^2) into (a/(1+a^2))*\[Theta]11
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Jun 26, 2013 12:59 AM


You have to use something like HoldForm and this may or may not interfere with further calculation.
You could use:
a \[Theta]11/(1 + a^2); % /. (r = Coefficient[%, \[Theta]11]) :> HoldForm @@ {r} // TraditionalForm
a/(1+a^2) \[Theta]11
The TraditionalForm is necessary to get the desired order of the two factors.
With the Presentations Application you could use:
<<Presentations`
a \[Theta]11/(1 + a^2) // MapLevelParts[HoldForm, {{1, 2}}] // TraditionalForm
a/(1+a^2) \[Theta]11
And I'm sure you'll get a number of other answers.
David Park djmpark@comcast.net http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/index.html
From: PiMan [mailto:kevingrady4@gmail.com]
Hi, I have a formatting question.
In the output of an equation I am getting the term (a*\[Theta]11)/(1+a^2). However, \[Theta]11 is the variable of interest here, and I would like the term to be written as as a coefficient times \[Theta]11 and not include \[Theta]11 in the ratio. That is, I would like the output to read (a/(1+a^2))*\[Theta]11 instead. Does anyone have an idea of how I might be able to do this? Thanks.



