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Extract exponent of term in symbolic expression?

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Let's say I have some symbolic expression expression:
syms a b c d
I want to extract the exponent of a given symbol. For example, if I ask for the exponent of a, it should give 2. I can't seem to find any solutions that work in the current version of Matlab. There must be some simple way of doing this in 2020 right?
Thanks in advance!

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Christopher Creutzig
Christopher Creutzig on 24 Apr 2020
I believe you are looking for polynomialDegree:
>> polynomialDegree(expression,a)
ans =
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Adam Darcie
Adam Darcie on 26 Apr 2020
I knew something like this had to exist but I couldn't find it. Thanks!

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