The degree of a poynomial in a quotient ring
asked 2016-02-19 03:26:04 -0600
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I am defining a ring, R, two polynomials, p1 and p2, an ideal, I=<p1>, the quotient ring S=R/I, and then I compute p2 in the new ring:
When I compute the degree of q I get:
and I want to get d=2. Can anybody tell me how can I obtain d=2?