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A weak version of Rolle's theorem

Author: Thomas C. Craven
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 125 (1997), 3147-3153
MSC (1991): Primary 12D10, 12E05; Secondary 12J10
MathSciNet review: 1401731
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Abstract: We investigate the fields with the property that any polynomial over the field which splits in the field has a derivative which also splits.

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Thomas C. Craven
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Keywords: Polynomial, multiplier sequence, valuation theory, ordered field
Received by editor(s): January 23, 1996
Received by editor(s) in revised form: May 13, 1996
Communicated by: Wolmer V. Vasconcelos
Article copyright: © Copyright 1997 American Mathematical Society