A Second Semester of Linear Algebra by S. E. Payne

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Pi = ti − tj j=i Then each pi has degree n, so belongs to V , and Ej (pi ) = pi (tj ) = δij . 5) It will turn out that B = (p0 , . . , pn ) is a basis for V , and then Eq. 5 expresses what we mean by saying that B ∗ is the basis dual to B. If f = n i=0 ci pi , then for each j f (tj ) = ci pi (tj ) = cj . 6) i So if f is the zero polynomial, each cj must equal 0, implying that the list (p0 , . . , pn ) is linearly independent in V . Since (1, x, x2 , . . , xn ) is a basis for V , clearly dim(V ) = n + 1.

Fk are relatively prime. i=j 60 CHAPTER 5. POLYNOMIALS 8. Using the same notation as in the preceding problem, suppose that f = p1 · · · pk is a product of distinct non-scalar irreducible polynomials over F . So fj = f /pj . Show that f = p 1 f 1 + p2 f 2 + · · · + pk f k . 9. Let f ∈ F [x] have derivative f . Then f is a product of distinct irreducible polynomials over F if and only if f and f are relatively prime. 10. Euclidean algorithm for polynomials Let f (x) and g(x) be polynomials over F for which deg(f (x)) ≥ deg(g(x)) ≥ 1.

7. Let M be any non-zero ideal in F [x]. Then there is a unique monic polynomial d ∈ F [x] such that M is the principal ideal dF [x] generated by d. Proof. Among all nonzero polynomials in M there is (at least) one of minimal degree. Hence there must be a monic polynomial d of least degree in M . Suppose that f is any element of M . We can divide f by d and get a unique quotient and remainder: f = qd + r where deg(r) < deg(d). Then r = f − qd ∈ M , but deg(r) is less than the smallest degree of any nonzero polynomial in M .

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