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Raising the Roots

by Al Cuoco (Center for Mathematics Education)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
December, 1999

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Algebra | Equations | Polynomial Equations
Applicable Course(s): 2.1 College Algebra | 3.8 Linear/Matrix Algebra

The article describes how to find polynomials whose roots are given powers of the roots of an original polynomial.


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