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fixdiv - compute the fixed divisor of a polynomial

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fixdiv(a, x)


a, x


a is polynomial in x over the integers



Compute the fixed divisor of ax in Zx.  The fixed divisor is the largest integer that divides ak for all k in Z.  For primitive polynomials, the fixed divisor is no greater than n! where n=degreea,x.


The probability that the fixed divisor is greater than one for random polynomials of degree n is approximately 0.278 as n goes to infinity.





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