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Re: PolynomialQ (wrong) behavior ?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg19368] Re: PolynomialQ (wrong) behavior ?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Aug 1999 23:09:42 -0400
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <7oojic$i2c@smc.vnet.net>
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Ponder:

  f = 3;
  
  PolynomialQ[f, x]
True


Drago Ganic wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> f = 2x +1
> 
> PolynomialQ [ f, x ]
> True
> 
> That's OK. But why the following
> 
> PolynomialQ [ f, y ]
> True
> 
> PolynomialQ [ f, Sin[x] ]
> True
> 
> Greetings,
> Drago Ganic

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