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chwala

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- Homework Statement
- Solve the equation ##x^\frac{17}{6} + x^\frac{21}{25} =15##

This is my original question (set by me).

- Relevant Equations
- Numerical methods

Would we also use Newton's method, or are there more powerful methods? Are there general methods for solving equations with fractional exponents?

The solution to this problem is;

https://www.wolframalpha.com/input?i=solve+x^(17/6)+++x^(21/25)+=+15

The solution to this problem is;

https://www.wolframalpha.com/input?i=solve+x^(17/6)+++x^(21/25)+=+15