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**jacks****Member**- Registered: 2012-11-21
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If the equation \;

has a rootsThen

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

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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If a1 is a root, ontain an expression for a1^n using the equation.

Do this for them all and add them up.

Bob

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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.**

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