p307 q10

prove that

would anyone just give me some hints on this type of question? thanks.

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- May 22nd 2008, 12:26 PMafeasfaerw23231233complex no. question no. 8
p307 q10

prove that

would anyone just give me some hints on this type of question? thanks. - May 22nd 2008, 12:32 PMtopsquark
- May 22nd 2008, 12:39 PMMoo
- May 22nd 2008, 12:40 PMMoo
Hello,

A polynomial of degree 4 is necessarily a product of two polynomials of degree 2.

Why ?

This has to do with the d'Alembert-Gauss theorem, which states that any polynomial can be developped into a product of polynomial of degree 1 containing complex numbers.

However, I don't know (or don't remember I've learnt it..) why a polynomial can always be a product of polynomials of degree 1 or 2... (Worried)

Getting back to the problem :

Develop in order to find a, b, c and d...

Edit : it seems that the first attempts are vain for solving.. - May 22nd 2008, 05:10 PMmr fantastic
The attachment I gave at this thread: http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...-hard-way.html

might be of indirect interest to you. - May 22nd 2008, 08:28 PMtopsquark