f(t) = t(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ^{4}- 2^{3}+ 3t^{2}- 2t + 1 in Q[t]

Am i right in thinking I just show by the rational root theorem that the only possible roots are +-1

f(+-1) =/= 0 so there are no repeated factors?

Seems too easy..

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# Determine if this polynomial has a repeated factor

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