How many roots has the polynomial v I know it can be 0,1 or 2. thank you
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Originally Posted by putnam120 I'm not sure I understand the question the way it is written. Are you trying to ask: How many solutions does have? If so then the answer is since 257 is prime. (Note: If is prime, then is a field.) actually there's no solution! applying QRT gives us: by the way, questions like this one should be posted in the number theory subforum.
Oh whoops totally forgot about that. I'll remove the previous post.
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