# Questions tagged [factorization]

Questions on factoring various types of mathematical expressions, with the use of Factor, FactorInteger, FactorSquareFree and related commands.

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### How does Mathematica factor expression with derivatives (i.e. not polynomial)?

I was surprised Mathematica did this automatically. I have an ode and wanted to factor it. I did not think Factor will work and I need to write special code to do ...
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### Split Expression Into Constant And Non-Constant Summands

I have a partially t-dependent matrix which I want to split into its t-dependent and its t-...
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### What exactly does FactorTermsList do?

What exactly does FactorTermsList do? The documentation is not complete in that it only gives examples, not a precise definition: What exactly is the "overall ...
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### Reducing large polynomial expression to product of simplar polynominals

A beginner to Mathematica. I am trying to express a large symbolic polynomial expression as a product of factors of simpler polynomials: For example I was able to factor this expression: ...
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### Cancel out common factors in algebraic expressions that are equal to zero

I have the following original expression: (100 c)/(e y) + (100 b x)/(e y) + (100 a x^2)/(e y) == 0 which, after factoring out the common terms looks like this ...
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### (Eisenbud) Factorization of a polynomial into factors with matrix coefficients ("matrix factorisation")

According to the work of David Eisenbud cited below, it is possible to factorize almost any polynomial with matrices (exclusions ~ no linear terms), and this has apparently been of great use to string ...
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### Factor polynomial with specific common variables (terms)

I want to factor the following polynomial: b*p - b*q + c*q - c*r - a*(p - r) When I use the function FactorTerms. I get the ...
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### Removing all prime factors less than n from a number

Is there an efficient way to check a number x and remove all prime factors in the number which are less than some n? For example for n = 200: ...
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### Factorizing non commutative terms

Is it possible to factor a ** b ** c - a ** b ** d as a ** b ** (c - d) ? I am using ...
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