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Coefficient problem

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  • Subject: [mg36421] Coefficient problem
  • From: pascal at (CeZaR)
  • Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 03:16:51 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


Now I'm trying to calculate this formula:

Delta[eq_, x_]:=Coefficient[eq, x]^2 - 4 Coefficient[eq, x^2] Coefficient[eq, x^0]

eq has this form a x^2 + b x + c

But there is a problem with the x^0 coefficient!
How can I overcome that?



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