Multiply the coefficients of a polynomial with a factor
This functionality does not run in MATLAB.
multcoeffs(p, c) multcoeffs(f, <vars>, c)
multcoeffs(p, c) multiplies all coefficients of the polynomial p with the factor c.
A polynomial expression f is first converted to a polynomial with the variables given by vars. If no variables are given, they are searched for in f. See poly about details of the conversion. FAIL is returned if f cannot be converted to a polynomial. After multiplication with c, the result is converted to an expression.
Some simple examples:
multcoeffs(3*x^3 + x^2*y^2 + 2, 5)
multcoeffs(3*x^3 + x^2*y^2 + 2, c)
multcoeffs(poly(x^3 + 2, [x]), sin(y))
Mathematically, multcoeffs(f, c) is the same as f*c. However, multcoeffs produces an expanded form of the product which depends on the indeterminates:
f := 3*x^3 + x^2*y^2 + 2: multcoeffs(f, [x], c), multcoeffs(f, [y], c), multcoeffs(f, [z], c)
An arithmetical expression or an element of the coefficient ring of p