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Can someone give me the solution of that trinomial

  1. May 24, 2006 #1
    :redface: Can I please have the solution of the trinomial


    in terms of the unknown variable "t"?

    I' ve heard that it can be done in 'mathematica'.
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  3. May 24, 2006 #2
    There is no unknown variable "t". There is an "x" and there is an "m".
  4. May 24, 2006 #3
    Sorry I meant "m"
  5. May 24, 2006 #4
    What have you done so far?
  6. May 24, 2006 #5
    I don't understand what you mean. I' ve done nothing.
    I don't have a mathematica I that's what you are asking.
    I don't remember the Horner 'thing' or the polynomial division, and I was wondering if someone could help me.
  7. May 24, 2006 #6


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    I've attached the maple output, you'll be able to see it as soon as one of the mentors approves it. I just didn't have the energy to format it into tex, anyway, this way there's no chance of transcription error.

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  8. May 28, 2006 #7
    Thanks Curious
  9. Jun 29, 2006 #8

    with mathematica

    m -> {160 - 80x - 41x^2 - 3x^3 / 8 (20+x) }
  10. Jun 29, 2006 #9


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    We are solving the equation for x kin terms of m, not for m in terms of x. :)
  11. Jul 2, 2006 #10
    cubic equation

    ok :
    solved the equation for x in terms of m

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  12. Jul 7, 2006 #11

    x^3+(11+(8/3))*x^2 all this can be written as...a



    and you can simplify it however you please. i don't see the difficulty since the cubic part didn't have an m in it lol.
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