# sage automatically expanding polynomial

```
R.<X>=PolynomialRing(ZZ,'X')
X=R.gen()
P=(X+1)²+1
show(P)
```

The result is X²+2X+2 while i would like sage to show (X+1)²+1.

How can i do that ?

sage automatically expanding polynomial

```
R.<X>=PolynomialRing(ZZ,'X')
X=R.gen()
P=(X+1)²+1
show(P)
```

The result is X²+2X+2 while i would like sage to show (X+1)²+1.

How can i do that ?

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Use symbolic variables ?

```
sage: X=var('X')
sage: ((X+1)**2+1)
(X + 1)^2 + 1
```

Asked: **
2014-11-27 14:24:13 -0600
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Seen: **35 times**

Last updated: **Nov 27 '14**

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