Exponent

Exponent[expr,form]

gives the maximum power with which form appears in the expanded form of expr.

Exponent[expr,form,h]

applies h to the set of exponents with which form appears in expr.

Details and Options

  • The default taken for h is Max.
  • form can be a product of terms.
  • Exponent works whether or not expr is explicitly given in expanded form.
  • Exponent[0,x] is -Infinity.
  • Exponent[expr,{form1,form2,}] gives the list of exponents for each of the formi.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Find the highest exponent of :

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See Also

Coefficient  CoefficientList  Cases  IntegerExponent  CountRoots  NumberFieldSignature

Tutorials

Introduced in 1988
(1.0)
| Updated in 2003
(5.0)