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Polynomial Algebra
Polynomial algorithms are at the core of classical "computer algebra". Incorporating methods that span from antiquity to the latest cutting-edge research at Wolfram Research, Mathematica has the world's broadest and deepest integrated web of polynomial algorithms. Carefully tuned strategies automatically select optimal algorithms, allowing large-scale polynomial algebra to become a routine part of many types of computations.
Polynomial Elements
Basic Structural Operations
Solve find generic solutions for variables
Eliminate eliminate variables between equations
Resolve eliminate general quantifiers
Reduce reduce systems of equations and inequalities to canonical form
Finite Fields
Modulus specify a modulus
PolynomialMod reduce coefficients in a polynomial
GaussianIntegers do operations over Gaussian integers
Extension specify a general algebraic extension field
Root general representation of a polynomial root
MinimalPolynomial minimal polynomial for a general algebraic number
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