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Factoring polynomials

  1. Oct 25, 2015 #1
    Can any polynomial in any degree of x be factored into a product of the form

    (leading coefficient)(x-a)(x-b) ... (x-z)

    as long as we can use complex numbers for a,b, etc.?

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  3. Oct 25, 2015 #2


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    Yes. That is one way of stating the fundamental theorem of algebra.
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