newRPL - build 1255 released! [updated to 1299]
08-03-2018, 11:29 PM
Post: #253
 Claudio L. Senior Member Posts: 1,885 Joined: Dec 2013
RE: newRPL - build 1089 released! [update:build 1089]
(08-03-2018 02:15 PM)Claudio L. Wrote:  Regarding the polynomials with negative exponents, I don't know how to handle this case, can you elaborate?

Basically just factor the numerator and denominator, and make the latter multiplicities negative.

No, really. I don't understand and need you to elaborate! Are you talking about a single polynomial in which some of the terms have negative exponents? Or a rational expression where the numerator and denominator are polynomials?

The first case can easily by transformed by multiplying by x^n, with n being the lowest exponent in the polynomial, right? Then FACTORS will find a factor 0 with multiplicity n that wasn't there in the original. Am I even going in the right direction?
The second case is more problematic, since FACTORS accepts only a vector for now, how do you express the rational as a vector? It's best left as 2 vectors, then you can use FACTORS independently.
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