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Relationship to Reals

For all real numbers a and b we have

aPoly+bPoly = (a+Rb)Poly,
aPoly-bPoly = (a-Rb)Poly,
-aPoly = (-Ra)Poly,
aPoly*bPoly = (a*Rb)Poly.

A property like 1+1=2 also holds for polynomials 1Poly and 2Poly and + interpreted as the polynomial addition.

Author: Wolfgang Schreiner
Last Modification: November 16, 1999

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