Hi guys, can anyone tell me how I would go about solving this equation? :(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[itex]x^5 = x[/itex]

Rearranging it gives:

[itex]x^5 - x = 0[/itex]

But then I don't really know what to do next. I know just from looking at it and thinking about it that the roots should be x = 0, 1, -1, -i, i...but I need to be able to come to that conclusion rather than state it.

Thanks for any help :)

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# Complex polynomial roots?

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