Kindly refer to question number 5 of Ex 2.4 (Polynomials).

Asked by  | 25th Feb, 2013, 09:03: PM

Expert Answer:

Consider ax + b = 0
This implies a = 0 as well as b = 0
 
Reason:
ax + b = 0
=> ax + b = 0(x) + 0
Now, compare the coefficient of x and the contant term on both sides. We get:
a = 0 and b = 0

Answered by  | 26th Feb, 2013, 10:48: AM

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