computes the resultant of the polynomials poly1 and poly2 with respect to the variable var.

computes the resultant modulo the prime p.

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  • The resultant of two polynomials p and q, both with leading coefficient 1, is the product of all the differences pi-qj between roots of the polynomials. The resultant is always a number or a polynomial.
Introduced in 1988