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Roots of an equation

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Homework Statement



The sum of the fourth powers of the roots of the equation x3+x+1=0 is?

The Attempt at a Solution



Is there any shortest method to find out the answer using some formulae? I know a method but its very very lengthy and time consuming.
 

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rock.freak667
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Is it this method you know or another method?
 
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I was just looking for that. Thank you so much!!!
 

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