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Can you design a polynomial in $x$, $p(x)$, such that $p(x)=p'(x)$?
(a) What is the simplest polynomial in $x$ you can think of and what is its derivative?
(b) What powers of $x$ do you want the polynomial to include and what does this mean for the derivative?
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