For what values of n is the polynomial 1 + x^2 + x^4 + ... + x^(2n -2) divisible by 1 + x + x^2 + ... + x^(n - 1)? ^ - Raised to
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Originally Posted by fardeen_gen For what values of n is the polynomial 1 + x^2 + x^4 + ... + x^(2n -2) divisible by 1 + x + x^2 + ... + x^(n - 1)? ^ - Raised to . . In both cases the formula for the sum of a geometric series has been used: . Note that and in . . And x + 1 is a factor of if p(-1) = 0 ......
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