Decompose

Decompose[poly,x]

decomposes a polynomial, if possible, into a composition of simpler polynomials.

Details and Options

  • Decompose gives a list of the polynomials Pi which can be composed as to give the original polynomial.
  • The set of polynomials Pi is not necessarily unique.
  • Decomposition is an operation which is independent of polynomial factorization.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Represent a polynomial as a composition of polynomials:

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Applications  (1)

Properties & Relations  (2)

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See Also

FactorList  Solve  Factor

Tutorials

Introduced in 1988
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