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FilledSmallSquare Exponent[expr, form] gives the maximum power with which form appears in the expanded form of expr.

FilledSmallSquare Exponent[expr, form, h] applies h to the set of exponents with which form appears in expr.

FilledSmallSquare Example: Exponent[x^2 + a x^3, x] LongRightArrow.

FilledSmallSquare The default taken for h is Max.

FilledSmallSquare Example: Exponent[x^2 + a x^3, x, List] LongRightArrow.

FilledSmallSquare form can be a product of terms.

FilledSmallSquare Exponent works whether or not expr is explicitly given in expanded form.

FilledSmallSquare Exponent[0, x] is -Infinity.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 1.4.7 and Section 3.3.2.

FilledSmallSquare See also: Coefficient, Cases, IntegerExponent.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 1; modified in 3.

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