Show the following: If a polynomial has integer coefficients and its leading coefficient is 1, then all of its rational zeros are in fact integers.

By the Rational Zero Test, a rational zero of the form must satisfy that *q* divides the leading coefficient 1; consequently , so

an integer.

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