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** monter:** Polynomials
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##

Polynomial valuation : `valuation ldegree`

`valuation` or `ldegree` takes as argument a polynomial given
by a symbolic expression or by the list of it's coefficients.

`valuation` or `ldegree` returns the valuation of this
polynomial, that is the lowest degree of it's non-zero monomials.

Input :
`valuation(x``^`

3+x)

Output :
`1`

Input :
`valuation([1,0,1,0])`

Output :
`1`

giac documentation written by Renée De Graeve and Bernard Parisse