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Relations Between Roots and Coefficients

  • Antonio Caminha Muniz Neto
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Part of the Problem Books in Mathematics book series (PBM)

Abstract

This chapter is devoted to the proof of some important relations between the coefficients of a polynomial and their complex roots; such results are generically known as the relations between roots and coefficients of a polynomial. We also discuss an important theorem of Newton on symmetric polynomials, which will reveal itself to be of central importance for the material of Chap.  20.

References

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    A. Caminha, An Excursion Through Elementary Mathematics I - Real Numbers and Functions (Springer, New York, 2017)Google Scholar
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    A. Caminha, An Excursion Through Elementary Mathematics II - Euclidean Geometry (Springer, New York, 2018)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Caminha Muniz Neto
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  1. 1.Universidade Federal do CearáFortalezaBrazil

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