$\displaystyle x^{5}+x=1$ this can be solved by approximation using perturbation theory/series.... f~g

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- Apr 26th 2013, 01:08 PMmathlover10Quintic equation possible?
$\displaystyle x^{5}+x=1$ this can be solved by approximation using perturbation theory/series.... f~g

- Apr 26th 2013, 06:33 PMchiroRe: Quintic equation possible?
Hey mathlover10.

You can get an approximation solution by using a root finder like Newton-Rhapson.

With regards to an analytic solution you will probably get some kind of infinite series expansion if you're lucky.