# Archit's Challenge 3

Algebra Level 5

Given $f(x) = x^{13} + 2x^{12} + 3x^{11} + 4x^{10} + \cdots + 13x + 14,$ denote $N = f(a) \times f\left(a^2\right) \times f\left(a^3\right) \times\cdots \times f\left(a^{14} \right),$ where $$a = \cos\left( \dfrac{2\pi}{15} \right) + i \sin\left( \dfrac{2\pi}{15} \right) .$$ Then what is the value of $$M$$ such that $$N^\frac{1}{M} = 15 ?$$

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