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Hi all,

I was wondering if there is a procedure you can follow to calculate the complex roots of a cubic equation.

2. Relevant equations

For example the equation

x^{3}- 1 = 0

has roots of x = 1

x = -0.5 + √3/2 i

x = -0.5 - √3/2 i

Admittedly, I got those solutions off wolfram alpha, but I am wondering how to work it out without wolfram!

Thanks!

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Complex roots of a cubic equation

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