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Solver and Excel

  1. Jun 4, 2005 #1
    helo,

    just wondering if anyone could tell me how to solve a fourth order polynomial in excel. i have a fourth order polynomial of form y=F(x), but i want it to be x=F(y)
     
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  3. Jun 4, 2005 #2

    mathman

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    I don't fully understand what you want. However F(x)-y=0 is a fourth degree equation in x, which is solvable. The solutions will be of the form x=gi(y), where i=1,2,3,4.
     
  4. Jun 4, 2005 #3
    Edit: Failure to read the original post...

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