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difforms[scalarpart] - find part of an expression which is a scalar

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Maple expression, but usually a product



The function scalarpart is most effective on products.  It will try to simplify other expressions to products.


This function collects scalars and constants from a product, removing those parts which are forms or are undeclared.


This function and formpart may be used together to separate a product into scalar and form parts.


The command with(difforms,scalarpart) allows the use of the abbreviated form of this command.



scalarpart2vf &^ cu



See Also

defform, formpart

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