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Solving a 3rd degree equation

  1. May 1, 2005 #1
    i have a 3rd degree equation as follows. how can i solve this. What are the methods available?

    x^3-a*x^2+b*x+c=0

    i want to find x. a,b,c are all constants
     
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  3. May 1, 2005 #2

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    The solution is less than simple, but you can use the cubic equation so get it.
     
  4. May 1, 2005 #3
    The solution to this was already given :

    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=71782 [/URL]
     
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