1 | initial version |

Here is one way you could access the factorization you want.

First let's just define

```
sage: U = (u^2 - 4281747124104997066155259836393062400)*(u^2 - 4281747146564836134743374782202380288)
```

U is a symbolic expression, which is a product. Let's access the factors.

```
sage: a, b = U.operands()
sage: a
u^2 - 4281747124104997066155259836393062400
sage: b
u^2 - 4281747146564836134743374782202380288
```

Now each of `a`

and `b`

are also symbolic expressions, and they are sums. Let's access the summands.

```
sage: a0, a1 = a.operands()
sage: a0, a1
(u^2, -4281747124104997066155259836393062400)
sage: b0, b1 = b.operands()
sage: b0, b1
(u^2, -4281747146564836134743374782202380288)
```

Now we can factor `a1`

and `b1`

by first turning them into proper Sage integers.

```
sage: ZZ(a1).factor()
-1 * 2^24 * 3^36 * 5^2 * 17 * 19^2 * 29 * 47^2 * 173
sage: ZZ(b1).factor()
-1 * 2^24 * 3^34 * 29 * 173 * 55229^2
```

With a little work we could write a function that parses the expression tree and outputs a representation where each integer is decomposed into prime factors...

2 | No.2 Revision |

Here is one way you could access the factorization you want.

First let's just define

```
sage: U = (u^2 - 4281747124104997066155259836393062400)*(u^2 - 4281747146564836134743374782202380288)
```

U is a symbolic expression, which is a product. Let's access the factors.

```
sage: a, b = U.operands()
sage: a
u^2 - 4281747124104997066155259836393062400
sage: b
u^2 - 4281747146564836134743374782202380288
```

Now each of `a`

and `b`

are also symbolic expressions, and they are sums. Let's access the summands.

```
sage: a0, a1 = a.operands()
sage: a0, a1
(u^2, -4281747124104997066155259836393062400)
sage: b0, b1 = b.operands()
sage: b0, b1
(u^2, -4281747146564836134743374782202380288)
```

Now we can factor `a1`

and `b1`

by first turning them into proper Sage integers.

```
sage: ZZ(a1).factor()
-1 * 2^24 * 3^36 * 5^2 * 17 * 19^2 * 29 * 47^2 * 173
sage: ZZ(b1).factor()
-1 * 2^24 * 3^34 * 29 * 173 * 55229^2
```

With a little work we could write a function that parses the expression tree and outputs a representation where each integer is decomposed into prime factors...

To get the squarefree part:

```
sage: bb1 = abs(ZZ(b1))
sage: bb1.squarefree_part()
5017
sage: bb1.squarefree_part().factor()
29 * 173
```

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