# raíces enteras y racionales

## English translation: integral and rational roots

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 12:35 Apr 9, 2011
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Mathematics & Statistics
 Spanish term or phrase: raíces enteras y racionales Se trata de un programa de la materia Albebra y Calculo Numérico. Cuando menciona sus temas uno es "raíces enteras y racionales". Cómo puedo traducir raices enteras? Es correcto: whole and rational roots?
 Karina RodriguezArgentina Local time: 13:52
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Alistair Ian Spearing Ortiz
Spain
Local time: 18:52
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5 +2integral and rational roots
 Alistair Ian Spearing Ortiz
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integer vs. integralMPGS

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integral and rational roots

Explanation:

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"raíz entera = integral root"

http://www.as-pg.com/resources/didactic/1171014287281mates.p...

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"Teorema de la raíz racional (Rational Root Theorem)"

http://www.keymath.com/Documents/daa1/DAA_Glosario_Espanol.p...

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"The following discussion and examples concern finding integral and rational roots of polynomials."

http://www.mth.msu.edu/~drachman/rp/p6_mac.pdf

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"- Integral and rational roots of polynomials with integer coefficients"

http://globaleducationforyou.wordpress.com/curriculum-mathem...

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"Integral and rational roots."

http://math.science.cmu.ac.th/docs/c49/206328.pdf

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"You're given a polynomial, the coefficients of which are all integers. Now, it's your time to find out all the integral roots of it! Just try your best!"

http://poj.org/problem?id=3471

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rational_root_theorem

 Alistair Ian Spearing OrtizSpainLocal time: 18:52Native speaker of: Spanish, EnglishPRO pts in category: 14
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agree  MPGS: 'integer' not 'integral' :)
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agree  pclews: Looks like both "integer root" and "integral root" are used, but "integer root" is about 50% more popular. And the concept does refer to integers (see http://www.themathpage.com/aprecalc/factor-theorem.htm)
 22 hrs

 22 mins
Reference: integer vs. integral

Reference information:
"integer root"

"integral root"

:)

 MPGSSpainWorks in fieldNative speaker of: SpanishPRO pts in category: 20

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