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Ideal * Ideal -- product of ideals

Synopsis

Description

i1 : R = QQ[t][a..d];
i2 : I = ideal(a,(t+1)*c) * ideal(a^2,b^2)

             3     2          2           2
o2 = ideal (a , a*b , (t + 1)a c, (t + 1)b c)

o2 : Ideal of R
The generators produced are not generally minimal. Use trim(Ideal) or mingens(Ideal) to find a smaller generating set.

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