computes the discriminant of the polynomial poly with respect to the variable var.
Details and Options
- The discriminant of a polynomial with leading coefficient one is the product over all pairs of roots , of .
- A Method option can be given, with typical possible values being Automatic, "SylvesterMatrix", "BezoutMatrix", "Subresultants", and "Modular".
Basic Examples (1)
Discriminant of a quadratic:
Properties & Relations (3)