/** @file factor.h
*
* Polynomial factorization. */
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#ifndef GINAC_FACTOR_H
#define GINAC_FACTOR_H
namespace GiNaC {
class ex;
/** Factorizes univariate and multivariate polynomials.
*
* The default option is factor_options::polynomial, which means that factor()
* will only factorize an expression if it is a proper polynomial (i.e. the
* flag info_flags::polynomial is set). Given the option factor_options::all,
* factor() will factorize all subexpressions, e.g. polynomials containing
* functions or polynomials inside function arguments.
*
* @param[in] poly expression to factorize
* @param[in] option options to influence the factorization
* @return factorized expression
*/
extern ex factor(const ex& poly, unsigned options = 0);
} // namespace GiNaC
#endif // ndef GINAC_FACTOR_H