(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

does anyone know how to solve this equation for just x?

x + x^2 = a^2*b^2 - 2.01j - j^2 - 15.132

it's possible right? because i'm trying to solve for four variables using four equations but two of my variables will have a first plus a second degree

3. The attempt at a solution

my original equation was in the form [((x-h)^2)/a^2] + [((y-k)^2)/b^2] = 1

i am trying to solve for h, k , a, b

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# Homework Help: How to solve for four variables when two have first and second degrees

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