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

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

Details and OptionsDetails 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.
Introduced in 1988
| Updated in 2003