AlgebraicNumberTrace

AlgebraicNumberTrace[a]

gives the trace of the algebraic number a.

Details and Options

  • The trace of a is defined to be the sum of the roots of its minimal polynomial.
  • AlgebraicNumberTrace[a,Extension->θ] finds the trace of a over the field .

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

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Options  (1)

Properties & Relations  (3)

See Also

AlgebraicNumberNorm  MinimalPolynomial  SymmetricPolynomial  NumberFieldDiscriminant

Tutorials

Introduced in 2007
(6.0)