# Vieta's Formulas for Polynomial Roots

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This Demonstration shows the relationships between the coefficients of a general polynomial of degree and its roots. These relationships are known as Vieta's formulas. They can be used for real and complex roots, but this Demonstration considers only small integer roots.

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Contributed by: D. Meliga, L. Lavagnino and S. Z. Lavagnino (February 2019)

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[1] E. W. Weisstein. "Vieta's Formulas" from Wolfram MathWorld—A Wolfram Web Resource. mathworld.wolfram.com/VietasFormulas.html (Wolfram *MathWorld*).

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