$f = Compute( "x^2 + $a x + b" )->reduce;

Then if $a is randomly chosen to be 3, for instance, the quadratic appears on the screen as:

x

^{2}+3 * x+b

Instead, I would like it to appear as:

x

^{2}+3x+b

Is it possible to remove the asterisk?

Thanks much,

aBa