Journal of Inequalities and Applications
Volume 2006 (2006), Article ID 54816, 6 pages
On the derivative and maximum modulus of a polynomial
1Department of Mathematics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi 110025, India
2Department of Mathematics, Auburn University, Auburn 36849-5310, AL, USA
Received 2 October 2004; Accepted 11 October 2005
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If is a polynomial of degree , having all its zeros in , then it was proved by Turán that . This result of Turán was generalized by Govil, who proved that if has all its zeros in , , then , . In this paper, we sharpen
this, and some other related results.