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andee
 2 years ago
What are the real or imaginary solutions of the polynomial equation? x3 – 8 =0
andee
 2 years ago
What are the real or imaginary solutions of the polynomial equation? x3 – 8 =0

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Stiwan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, what you've got here is \[x^3 = 8\] so x equals 2. The solution is unique, so there is no other solution

Jemurray3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's not true, there are two complex solutions as well...

T0mmy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sure the question is right?

Jemurray3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Perfectly valid question. Use the difference of cubes formula provided above by @Hero and then use the quadratic formula on the second part to determine the two complex roots.
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