Algebraic Numbers in the Complex Plane

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An algebraic number is a root of a polynomial with rational coefficients. The image shows the roots of all monic polynomials of degree at most , whose non-leading coefficients are integers in the interval . Only the first quadrant is shown; the other quadrants are symmetrical to it.

Contributed by: Enrique Zeleny (August 2014)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



Inspired in pictures from Stephen J. Brooks in [1].


[1] Wikipedia. "Algebraic Number." (Jul 22, 2014)

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