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Numerical Methods for Roots of Polynomials - Part II by Victor Pan, J.M. McNamee

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Introduction

J.M. McNamee and V.Y. Pan

A polynomial is an expression of the form

image (1)

If the highest power of image is image in this equation (1), then the polynomial is said to have degree image. According to the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, proved by Argand in 1814, every polynomial has at least one zero (that is, a value that makes equal to zero), and it follows ...

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