Hi, with the problem:

and are roots of the equations and respectively. Find .

Could this be solved with Vičte's Formula, or am I looking at this the wrong way?

How would you solve it?

BG

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- Sep 8th 2009, 08:06 AMBG5965Using Vičte's Formula for a difficult quadratic problem
Hi, with the problem:

and are roots of the equations and respectively. Find .

Could this be solved with Vičte's Formula, or am I looking at this the wrong way?

How would you solve it?

BG - Sep 8th 2009, 08:56 AMgalactus
You could equate coefficients and solve for a,b,c,d.