Given two polynomials $f$ and $g$ of degree at most $n$, their **degree-$n$ Bezout matrix ** is the $n\times n$ matrix $(c_{ij})$ where
\[ \frac{f(x)g(y)-f(y)g(x)}{x-y} = \sum_{i,j=1}^n c_{ij} x^i y^{n-i}.\]
The determinant of this matrix is the resultant of the two polynomials.

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- Last edited by Andrew Sutherland on 2019-05-04 21:17:00

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