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2.25.4  Euclidean remainder : rem

rem returns the euclidean remainder between two polynomials (decreasing power division). If the polynomials are represented as expressions, the variable may be specified as a third argument.
Input :

rem(x^3-1,x^2-1)

Output :

x-1

To have the remainder of x2+2x+4 by x2+x+2 we can also input :

rem([1,2,4],[1,1,2])

Output :

[1,2]

i.e. le polynomial x+2.


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