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How would you go about solving [tex]ax^3+bx^2+cd+d=0[/tex] for x. Please step by step! Thanks!

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How would you go about solving [tex]ax^3+bx^2+cd+d=0[/tex] for x. Please step by step! Thanks!

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How would you go about solving [tex]ax^3+bx^2+cd+d=0[/tex] for x. Please step by step! Thanks!

It's pretty longwinded but standard. See here, for example:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubic_function

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In the [tex]X_{1}[/tex] example, does x=y-b/3a?

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