How would I Factor Polynomials over complex numbers?
asked 2014-08-30 22:20:48 -0500
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Ok, I was in sage attempting some factoring of polynomials:
x^2-4 gave: (x-2)(x+2)
x^2-2 gave: x^2-2
how would i get this in (x-a)(x+a) for x^2 -a^2 when x,a are complex?