A numberrisalgebraicif there is a nonzero polynomialp(x) with integer coefficients such thatris a root ofp(x) = 0.

Prove that every rational number is an algebraic number.

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- Oct 10th 2011, 03:34 PMthamathkid1729Algebraic Numbers
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*r*is**algebraic**if there is a nonzero polynomial*p*(*x*) with integer coefficients such that*r*is a root of*p*(*x*) = 0.

Prove that every rational number is an algebraic number. - Oct 10th 2011, 03:54 PMalexmahoneRe: Algebraic Numbers