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type/algebraic - check for an algebraic expression

Calling Sequence

type(expr, algebraic)

Parameters

expr

-

expression

Description

• 

This command returns true if expr is of type algebraic ( algebraic ), and false otherwise.

• 

An expression is of type algebraic if its top level type is one of the following:

`+`

`*`

`^`

complex

extended_numeric

function

indexed

name

SDMPolynom

SERIES

series

uneval

zppoly

 

 

 

Examples

type2,algebraic

true

(1)

type1sin12,algebraic

true

(2)

typea0+a1x,algebraic

true

(3)

type1,2,3,algebraic

false

(4)

Note that only the top level type is checked:

type1,2,3sinx,algebraic

true

(5)

type2<3&comma;algebraic

false

(6)

typeseriessinx&comma;x&equals;&pi;&comma;algebraic

true

(7)

See Also

+,-,*,/,^, factorial, float, fraction, integer, type, type/algnum, type/complex, type/extended_numeric, type/function, type/indexed, type/name, type/SERIES, type/series, type/uneval, type/zppoly


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