By John Clark PhD, Derek Allan Holton

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Un x2 is equal to the space of polynomials of degree at most n. Hence we have that L lim m→∞ −L p(x) dνm (x) = L p(x) dν(x) −L for any polynomial p(x). The rest of the argument is a standard 3ε reasoning: fix a continuous function f on [−L , L], and a positive number ε > 0. By the Weierstrass approximation theorem, find a polynomial p such that | f (x) − p(x)| ≤ ε for every x ∈ [−L , L]. Then L ≤ + −L L −L L −L f (x) dνm (x) − L f (x) dν(x) −L ( f (x) − p(x)) dνm (x) + ( p(x) − f (x)) dν(x) .

Finally, X m−1 (αm ) αm = −X m (αm ) = 0, by definition of αm . Third Step. Set Ym (x) = X m (x)2 ; x−αm 2m−1 then Ym = m−2 all i=1 X m−2 (αm ) − yi X i , with yi ≥ 0. i=0 Indeed, by the second step we have Ym = m−1 X m−1−i (αm ) X i X m . Now i=0 π increases to 2. So for j < m : observe that the sequence αm = 2 cos m+1 X j (αm ) > 0 (since αm > α j and α j is the largest root of X j ). This means that all coefficients are positive in the previous formula for Ym . By the first step, each X i X m is a linear combination, with nonnegative coefficients, of X 0 , X 1 , .

4). (a) N (π ) p (⇐) Observe that, if N (π) is prime in Z, then π is prime in Z [i]. Indeed, if π = αβ, taking norms we get N (π) = N (α) N (β), which gives immediately that either α or β is invertible. So, if either N (π) = 2 or N (π) = p, with p ≡ 1 (mod. 4), then π is prime in Z [i]. On the other hand, if q is prime in Z, q ≡ 3 (mod. 7, we cannot have N (α) = N (β) = q. Therefore, either α or β is a unit in Z [i]. With this in hand, we now reach Legendre’s formula for r2 (n), for which we will need some additional notation.