Coefficient

Coefficient[expr,form]
gives the coefficient of form in the polynomial expr.

Coefficient[expr,form,n]
gives the coefficient of in expr.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • Coefficient picks only terms that contain the particular form specified. is not considered part of .
  • form can be a product of powers.
  • Coefficient[expr,form,0] picks out terms that are not proportional to form.
  • Coefficient works whether or not expr is explicitly given in expanded form.
Introduced in 1988
(1.0)
| Updated in 1996
(3.0)