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    Monic polynomial

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by chadlyter View Post
    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.
    It is a seemingly simple theorem.
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