Math Is Fun Forum
  Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun.   Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ • π ƒ -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

#1 2012-12-13 07:57:46

jacks
Member
Registered: 2012-11-21
Posts: 77

polynomials

If the equation \;

has  a  roots

Then

Last edited by jacks (2012-12-13 07:59:59)

Offline

#2 2012-12-13 08:29:25

bob bundy
Moderator
Registered: 2010-06-20
Posts: 6,338

Re: polynomials

If a1 is a root, ontain an expression for a1^n using the equation.

Do this for them all and add them up.

Bob


You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

Online

#3 2012-12-13 12:16:17

bobbym
Administrator
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 85,383

Re: polynomials

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

Offline

Board footer

Powered by FluxBB