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Quotient

Function: quotient (<p_1>, <p_2>)

u:expand(2*(x+2)*(x-1)*(x+2));
v:expand((1-2*x)*(x-2));
quotient(u, v);

Function: quotient (<p_1>, <p_2>, <x_1>, ..., <x_n>) Returns the polynomial <p_1> divided by the polynomial <p_2>. The arguments <x_1>, ..., <x_n> are interpreted as in ratvars.

quotient returns the first element of the two-element list returned by divide.

(%o1)                                true
(%i2) 

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quotient

a : 16800;

b : -990;

quotient(a,b);

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quotient

quotient(x^2, y);

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quotient

quotient(40, 12);

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quotient

f : x^5 + 3*x^2 + x + 2;

g : x^2 + x + 1;

quotient(f, g);

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quotient

quotient(x^5,+x+1,x^3...

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quotient-ratsimp-remainder

f : x^5 + 3*x^2 + x + 2;

g : x^2 + x + 1;

q1 : quotient(f, g);

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quotient-ratsimp-remainder

f : x^5 + 3*x^2 + x + 2;

g : x^2 + x + 1;

q1 : quotient(f, g);

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quotient-remainder

quotient(4*x^4-3*x^2+...

remainder(4*x^4-3*x^2...

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quotient-remainder

quotient(x^5,+x+1,x^3...

remainder(x^5+x+1, x^...

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quotient

quotient(56,13);

restreminder(56,13);

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