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Let P(x)=ax^4 +bx^3+cx^2+dx+e be a polynomial with all integer coefficients and a=1. If√2+√5 is one of the roots of P(x)=0 , which of the following can be the value of |(b+c+d+e)|?
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October 9, 2008 at 7:24 pm
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is the answer d) 23
b=d=0, c= -18 e=41
October 11, 2008 at 5:57 pm
aakaj its 5. yaar
October 11, 2008 at 11:05 pm
correct me…this is how we are solving…put the value of x in the expression and then equate p(x) to zero….compare the terms with zero….
the values which i get are b=0, d=0, e=41 and c=-18…. (correct me if these values are incorrect)…
did a recalculation…not sure where i went wrong😦
October 12, 2008 at 2:50 am
4.The values are b=0,c=-14,d=0 and e=9..The equations are
Answer choice e)
October 13, 2008 at 8:52 am
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