Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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

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  • 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.
Introduced in 1988