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    large polynomial

    is there an easy way to have my program find all the zeros of a polynomial, where the degree and all the coeffients of the polynomial anre user defined and the degree can be up to 180

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    There are all sorts of approaches; easy depends on your definition as mathematically it can be moderately challenging. If you google for "polynomial root solver" you will find pointers to plenty of approaches. (A "root" of a polynomial is a value at which the polynomial is zero).

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    I've used code that will solve a Quadratic, Cubic, or Quartic.
    But 180 degree?!?! - Good friggin luck!!!!

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