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components -- list the components of a direct sum


components x -- produces a list of the components of an element of a free module.
components M -- the list of components for a module M which was formed as a direct sum, or {M} if M was not formed as a direct sum. Works also for homomorphism, chain complexes, and graded modules.

See also

Ways to use components :

For the programmer

The object components is a method function.