As the title suggests, we know from the Abel-Rufini theorem that 5th order equations cannot be solved using radicals. I haven't managed however to find an either positive or negative answer to the following statement:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

"Can 5th order equations be analytically solved by means other than radicals?"

This of course rules out numerical solutions. It is pretty contrary to my intuition, however I am entertaining the notion in case it can be solved using modern (or exotic :tongue:) mathematics that are not yet easily found in books.

Any ideas mathematicians?

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# Can 5th order equations be solved by means other than radicals?

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