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Topic: Multiply out 10 factors
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Multiply out 10 factors
Posted: Apr 12, 2010 2:48 PM
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I want to do something simple, but I cannot do it right in Matlab and need help:

Multiply out: (x-a)(x-a^2)(x-a^3)...(x-a^10)

How can I do this? I tried so many things, including entering the equation. However, Matlab does not give me the resulting polynomial, it gives me a factorization (which is not what I look for).

Thanks in advance for every tip!!



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