I want to know how many monic polynomials of degree n in $\displaystyle \mathbb{F}_p[x] $ are that to do not take on the value 0 for $\displaystyle x \in \mathbb{F}_p[x] $. Can anyone give a hint?

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- Feb 8th 2010, 04:01 AMbram kierkelsMonic Polynomials
I want to know how many monic polynomials of degree n in $\displaystyle \mathbb{F}_p[x] $ are that to do not take on the value 0 for $\displaystyle x \in \mathbb{F}_p[x] $. Can anyone give a hint?