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Splitting apart bases with a power

  1. Nov 16, 2011 #1
    Say I have (a+b+c)^n and I want to split it apart into a^something + b^something + c^something. Is this easily done?
     
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  3. Nov 16, 2011 #2

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    Not in general. You will have products of powers of a with powers of b, etc.
     
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