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Homework Help: Graphical and numerical solutions of equation

  1. Jun 20, 2011 #1
    1. use linear interpolation to find the root of the following equations, correct to 3 decimal places, [e][/x]=3x + 1

    2.how to find its roots?

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Jun 20, 2011 #2


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    [e][/x]? Do you mean ex= 3x+1?

    The obvious solution to that is x= 0 so you must mean something else.
  4. Jun 20, 2011 #3
    but have to contain 2 roots, right?
  5. Jun 20, 2011 #4


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    Do you mean e/x = 3x + 1?

    Before we can give you help, we need to understand what the equation is you're solving.
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