# monomialIdeal(String) -- make a monomial ideal using classic Macaulay syntax

## Synopsis

• Function: monomialIdeal
• Usage:
monomialIdeal s
• Inputs:
• s, , in the form: "f1,f2,...,fr"
• Outputs:

## Description

Creates a monomial ideal using an abbreviated format. Each polynomial has the form described in Classic. The polynomials are separated by commas. Spaces and newline characters are ignored.

 i1 : R = ZZ[a..e]; i2 : I = monomialIdeal "abc,bcd,cde11" 11 o2 = monomialIdeal (a*b*c, b*c*d, c*d*e ) o2 : MonomialIdeal of R