synthetic division


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synthetic division

[sin′thed·ik də′vizh·ən]
(mathematics)
A long division process for dividing a polynomial p (x) by a polynomial (x - a) where only the coefficients of these polynomials are used.
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In this paper, synthetic division is used to reduce the order of Eq.
Once a root has been found, the synthetic division is adopted to reduce the order of the characteristic polynomial.
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