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pgfplots: How to draw a tangent graph below two others?

Assumed I want to draw three simple graphs based on the following illustration: How can I plot those three graphs? I've tried to create something like this: Minimum Working Example (MWE): \...
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Ploting the roots of a polynomial

I want to plot the roots of any given polynomial on the complex plane. Example: Let $P(x)=x^4-x^3-1$ be given. I want to plot on the $Oxy$ complex plane all four roots of this polynomial. I suppose ...
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polynom.sty: How can show only the task and the result of a Polynomial long division?

How can I automatically show only the task and the result of a Polynomial long division, like (without the 'gap', too late seen above) I know, there are possibilities to bunch that together (see MWE)...
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Horner's Method for polynomial long division

I am trying to do a polynomial division using Horner's Method of Synthetic Division, as described on page 451 of the book, Elementary Algebra by Hall & Knight. I wanted to perform the following ...
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Variable argument macro to define splitting polynomial

I need a macro that behaves the following: \mpoly{x}{1}{2} outputs (x+1)(x+2) \mpoly{x}{1}{2}{3} outputs (x+1)(x+2)(x+3) \mpoly{x}{1}{2}{3}{5} outputs (x+1)(x+2)(x+3)(x+5) and so on. I am not at ...
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Exercise & Solution Page

In an earlier post of mine, I asked how to create separate exercise and solution pages for basic arithmetic. I'm trying the same thing now for factoring simple trinomials, but it's not working and I'm ...
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Polynom Package Multiplication

Ok! So...was really pleased when I discovered that polynom will just do polynomial long division for me like it's no big deal. But...is there a function for multiplying polynomials? I seem to have ...
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Use of polynomial command with an argument defined by \dfrac{2]{3} for example

This question is the following of this one. The solution worked very well (Thanks so much JPI !) but it remains another request : with the previous code (without the 1st solution by JPI) I could use ...
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Type of variable used in macro polynomial?

I would like to use polynomial macro, just with the standard way. But the coefficients of the polynom are generated by \FPeval or \pgfmathrandominteger commands => the result of polynomial isn't the ...
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How to manually write polynomials long division rather than using the automated polynom?

I very new to LaTeX and currently try to practice writing engineering reports with it as a replacement for Microsoft Word. In one of my assignments I have to do Polynomial Long Divisions. I found ...
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polylongdiv with terms in reverse order

Is there a way to use \polylongdiv in the polynom package to display and calculate polynomials in the reverse order from the way the package is written? For example, \documentclass{article} \...
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Polynomial Division in Ascending Powers [closed]

Is there a way to let the LaTeX package Polynom also do division in ascending powers of h?