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Solve the following equations in terms of complex numbers without a calculator.

d) x^3-x^2-x-2=0

e) x^4-2x^3+3x^2-2x+2=0

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

I dont know where to begin.

I dont think I was taught this in college algebra unfortunatly. I know there is some god awful formula that will allow me to solve d), but something tells me thats not what the teacher has in mind. I have no clue where to even begin solving e).

I know Im supposed to make an attempt, all I have done on paper so far is factor out x and rearrange things.

Any hints would be appreciated, thx

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# Solving Polynomials

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