The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra: From the Four Basic Operations

@article{deOliveira2012TheFT,
  title={The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra: From the Four Basic Operations},
  author={Oswaldo Rio Branco de Oliveira},
  journal={The American Mathematical Monthly},
  year={2012},
  volume={119},
  pages={753 - 758}
}
  • O. D. de Oliveira
  • Published 1 November 2012
  • Mathematics
  • The American Mathematical Monthly
Abstract This paper presents an elementary and direct proof of the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, via Weierstrass’ Theorem on Minima, that avoids the following: all root extractions, angles, non-algebraic functions, differentiation, integration, series, and arguments by induction. 
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