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Suppose f(x) belongs to C[x] is a monic polynomial of degree n with roots c_1, c_2, ..., c_n. Prove that the sum of roots is -a_n-1 and their product is

(-1)^na_0.

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- April 11th 2007, 12:56 PMchadlyterMonic polynomial
Looking for help:

Suppose f(x) belongs to C[x] is a monic polynomial of degree n with roots c_1, c_2, ..., c_n. Prove that the sum of roots is -a_n-1 and their product is

(-1)^na_0. - April 11th 2007, 01:10 PMThePerfectHacker
It is a seemingly simple theorem.

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