/** @file normal.h
*
* This file defines several functions that work on univariate and
* multivariate polynomials and rational functions.
* These functions include polynomial quotient and remainder, GCD and LCM
* computation, square-free factorization and rational function normalization. */
/*
* GiNaC Copyright (C) 1999-2001 Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
*
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*/
#ifndef __GINAC_NORMAL_H__
#define __GINAC_NORMAL_H__
#include "lst.h"
namespace GiNaC {
class ex;
class symbol;
// Quotient q(x) of polynomials a(x) and b(x) in Q[x], so that a(x)=b(x)*q(x)+r(x)
extern ex quo(const ex &a, const ex &b, const symbol &x, bool check_args = true);
// Remainder r(x) of polynomials a(x) and b(x) in Q[x], so that a(x)=b(x)*q(x)+r(x)
extern ex rem(const ex &a, const ex &b, const symbol &x, bool check_args = true);
// Pseudo-remainder of polynomials a(x) and b(x) in Z[x]
extern ex prem(const ex &a, const ex &b, const symbol &x, bool check_args = true);
// Exact polynomial division of a(X) by b(X) in Q[X] (quotient returned in q), returns false when exact division fails
extern bool divide(const ex &a, const ex &b, ex &q, bool check_args = true);
// Polynomial GCD in Z[X], cofactors are returned in ca and cb, if desired
extern ex gcd(const ex &a, const ex &b, ex *ca = NULL, ex *cb = NULL, bool check_args = true);
// Polynomial LCM in Z[X]
extern ex lcm(const ex &a, const ex &b, bool check_args = true);
// Square-free factorization of a polynomial a(x)
extern ex sqrfree(const ex &a, const lst &l = lst());
} // namespace GiNaC
#endif // ndef __GINAC_NORMAL_H__