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Topic: Roots in negative/positive plane
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Roots in negative/positive plane
Posted: Dec 18, 2013 1:44 PM
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I have a polynomial and i want to know how many roots are in negative or positive plane. (ns = number of roots in negative plan; nd = number of roots in positive plane). For example:

p=[1 5 8 1 5];
ans =

-2.6171 + 1.3412i
-2.6171 - 1.3412i
0.1171 + 0.7513i
0.1171 - 0.7513i


The plot show that i have 2 roots in negative plane and 2 roots in positive plane. Thank you!

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