value of the argument of a polynomial at which the polynomial evaluates to zero From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The root of a polynomial *f* is a value for *x* where the polynomial value *f(x)* is zero.

For example, if the polynomial then , so 2 is a root of this polynomial.

In fact, it can be seen that also -7 is a root of this polynomial.

Seamless Wikipedia browsing. On steroids.

Every time you click a link to Wikipedia, Wiktionary or Wikiquote in your browser's search results, it will show the modern Wikiwand interface.

Wikiwand extension is a five stars, simple, with minimum permission required to keep your browsing private, safe and transparent.