Hi guys,

I know that for variables in $GF(2)$, $x^2 = x$, and $2x=0$.

How do I simplify a polynomial expression in $GF(2)$ in the Sage interface?

For example, I should obtain

$$(a+b+1)^2=a^2+b^2+1+2a+2b+2ab=a+b+1$$

1 | initial version |

Hi guys,

I know that for variables in $GF(2)$, $x^2 = x$, and $2x=0$.

How do I simplify a polynomial expression in $GF(2)$ in the Sage interface?

For example, I should obtain

$$(a+b+1)^2=a^2+b^2+1+2a+2b+2ab=a+b+1$$

2 | No.2 Revision |

Hi guys,

I know that for ~~variables ~~a variable $x$ in $GF(2)$, $x^2 = x$, and $2x=0$.

How do I simplify a polynomial expression in $GF(2)$ in the Sage interface?

For example, I should obtain

$$(a+b+1)^2=a^2+b^2+1+2a+2b+2ab=a+b+1$$

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