gives the maximum power with which form appears in the expanded form of expr.
applies h to the set of exponents with which form appears in expr.
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Properties & Relations (2)
The number of complex roots of a polynomial is equal to its degree:
Use Solve to find the roots:
Length of the CoefficientList of a polynomial is one more than its degree:
Possible Issues (1)
Exponent is purely syntactical; it does not attempt to recognize zero coefficients:
Wolfram Research (1988), Exponent, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Exponent.html (updated 2003).
Wolfram Language. 1988. "Exponent." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2003. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Exponent.html.
Wolfram Language. (1988). Exponent. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Exponent.html