# degree(Ring)

## Synopsis

• Function: degree
• Usage:
degree R
• Inputs:
• R, a ring, a quotient of a polynomial ring
• Outputs:

## Description

If R = S/I, where S is a polynomial ring, then the degree of R is by definition the degree of I, or the degree of the S-module R. See degree(Module) for more details.
 i1 : R = QQ[a..d]/(a*d-b*c, b^2-a*c, c^2-b*d) o1 = R o1 : QuotientRing i2 : degree R o2 = 3