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    Quintic equation possible?

    x^{5}+x=1 this can be solved by approximation using perturbation theory/series.... f~g
    Last edited by mathlover10; April 26th 2013 at 01:20 PM.
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    Re: 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.
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