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Theloshua

  • one year ago

solve x^3 = x^2

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  1. freckles
    • one year ago
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    \[x^3-x^2=0 \\ \text{ factor left hand side }\]

  2. Abhisar
    • one year ago
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    Is that even correct?

  3. Theloshua
    • one year ago
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    how?

  4. tacotime
    • one year ago
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    There is nothing to solve for

  5. Theloshua
    • one year ago
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    thats the problem

  6. freckles
    • one year ago
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    you can solve for x

  7. Theloshua
    • one year ago
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    howww? show me now

  8. freckles
    • one year ago
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    subtract x^2 on both sides: x^3-x^2=0 factor the left hand side x^2(x-1)=0 can you continue?

  9. Abhisar
    • one year ago
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    How can \(\sf x^3\) be equal to \(\sf x^2\) ? @satellite73

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i can think of two number that work right off the top of my head

  11. freckles
    • one year ago
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    how can 0^3=0^2 or 1^3=1^2?

  12. freckles
    • one year ago
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    because 0=0 or 1=1

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    like,, for example, those two

  14. Abhisar
    • one year ago
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    Oh yes, thanks !

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