E EyeheartWaigner May 2010 1 0 May 12, 2010 #1 True or False: Every polynomial x^3 + ax^2 + bx + c with integer coefficients is a product of 3 linear factors in some Z [p]. I believe it's true, but I don't know how to prove how.

True or False: Every polynomial x^3 + ax^2 + bx + c with integer coefficients is a product of 3 linear factors in some Z [p]. I believe it's true, but I don't know how to prove how.

T tonio Oct 2009 4,261 1,836 May 12, 2010 #2 EyeheartWaigner said: True or False: Every polynomial x^3 + ax^2 + bx + c with integer coefficients is a product of 3 linear factors in some Z [p]. I believe it's true, but I don't know how to prove how. Click to expand... Read lemma 1.1 here: http://www.hytc.edu.cn/xsjl/szh/szh21.pdf , and then check the references. Tonio

EyeheartWaigner said: True or False: Every polynomial x^3 + ax^2 + bx + c with integer coefficients is a product of 3 linear factors in some Z [p]. I believe it's true, but I don't know how to prove how. Click to expand... Read lemma 1.1 here: http://www.hytc.edu.cn/xsjl/szh/szh21.pdf , and then check the references. Tonio