short method of dividing a polynomial of degree n of the form a0xn+a1xn 1+a2xn 2++an, in which a00, by another of the same form but of lesser degree (usually of the form xa). Based on the remainder theorem, it is sometimes called the method of detached coefficients.
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|any function in which a variable appears as an exponent or base|
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