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There are real numbers <math>a, b, c,</math> and <math>d</math> such that <math>-20</math> is a root of <math>x^3 + ax + b</math> and <math>-21</math> is a root of <math>x^3 + cx^2 + d.</math> These two polynomials share a complex root <math>m + \sqrt{n} \cdot i,</math> where <math>m</math> and <math>n</math> are positive integers and <math>i = \sqrt{-1}.</math> Find <math>m+n.</math> | There are real numbers <math>a, b, c,</math> and <math>d</math> such that <math>-20</math> is a root of <math>x^3 + ax + b</math> and <math>-21</math> is a root of <math>x^3 + cx^2 + d.</math> These two polynomials share a complex root <math>m + \sqrt{n} \cdot i,</math> where <math>m</math> and <math>n</math> are positive integers and <math>i = \sqrt{-1}.</math> Find <math>m+n.</math> | ||
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+ | Conjugate root theorem | ||
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+ | Solution in progress | ||
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+ | ~JimY | ||
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+ | ==Solution 2== | ||
==See also== | ==See also== | ||
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Revision as of 23:37, 22 March 2021
Contents
Problem
There are real numbers and such that is a root of and is a root of These two polynomials share a complex root where and are positive integers and Find
Solution 1
Conjugate root theorem
Solution in progress
~JimY
Solution 2
See also
2021 AIME II (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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