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Smallinomial (Posted on 2013-09-25) Difficulty: 2 of 5
The cubic equation ax3+bx2+cx+d=0 has non_zero integer coefficients and distinct integer solutions. Find the smallest possible value of |a|+|b|+|c|+|d|

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Since (x^2-1)*(x-2)=0 has  three roots: 1,-1, and 2  
 
|a|+|b|+|c|+|d|=1+2+1+2=6

  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2013-09-25 10:41:24
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