Quartic rationally derived polynomials โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…

Author(s): Buchholz; MacDougall

Call a polynomial $ p \in {\mathbb Q}[x] $ rationally derived if all roots of $ p $ and the nonzero derivatives of $ p $ are rational.

Conjecture   There does not exist a quartic rationally derived polynomial $ p \in {\mathbb Q}[x] $ with four distinct roots.

Keywords: derivative; diophantine; elliptic; polynomial

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