1. ## polynomial fuction

Hello, I need a polynomial function that is 4th degree with no real roots,
how do I get that?
ty

2. Originally Posted by cokeclassic
Hello, I need a polynomial function that is 4th degree with no real roots,
how do I get that?
ty

Do you know of a polynomial with degree 2 that has no real roots. If so square it and you are done. if you dont just ask

3. Um I am not sure what I am even doing so, no I dont

4. Originally Posted by cokeclassic
Um I am not sure what I am even doing so, no I dont
Basically you want a quadratic that has no real roots. My personal favorite is $x^2+1$

No matter what x you choose it will never equal zero.

Any quadratic of the form $ax^2+bx+c$ will have no real roots if the discriminate is negative.

The discriminate is the part of the quadratic formula under the square root. eg this part $b^2-4ac$

if we check my favorite above its discriminate is

$0^2-4(1)(1)=-4< 0$ so it have no real roots.

If you square a polynomial you don't change its roots just how many times they are repeated so to get a fourth degree just square my favorite above

$(x^2+1)^2=x^4+2x^2+1$

I hope this helps you understand a bit better