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Homework Help: Find how many solutions this ln polinomial equation has

  1. Feb 10, 2009 #1
    [tex]
    2x^3lnx+x^2-4x+a=0
    [/tex]
    i thought of building a taylor series around 0 for ln
    but ln(0) is undefined

    ??
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 10, 2009 #2
    I would find how many max min it has then knowing the each max min position I can determine the number of solutions.
    Take care of the x= 0 too.
     
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