# Monic Polynomials

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• February 8th 2010, 05:01 AM
bram kierkels
Monic Polynomials
I want to know how many monic polynomials of degree n in $\mathbb{F}_p[x]$ are that to do not take on the value 0 for $x \in \mathbb{F}_p[x]$. Can anyone give a hint?