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AlgebraicNumberTrace

AlgebraicNumberTrace[a]
gives the trace of the algebraic number a.
  • The trace of a is defined to be the sum of the roots of its minimal polynomial.
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Integers and rational numbers:
Radical expressions:
Root and AlgebraicNumber objects:
AlgebraicNumberTrace automatically threads over lists:
Trace of over :
Use ToNumberField to find the trace of in the field :
The trace is the sum of its minimal polynomial roots:
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