I want to solve the equation given below:

x^3-4x^2+x-2=0

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- Apr 5th 2010, 05:15 PManujawhat a re the roots of the equation x^3-4x^+x-2?
I want to solve the equation given below:

x^3-4x^2+x-2=0 - Apr 5th 2010, 05:21 PMharish21
Anuja,

This equation $\displaystyle {x^3}-{4x^2}+x-2=0$ has complex roots

Here's the link:

x^3-4x^2+x-2=0 - Wolfram|Alpha

--Harish - Apr 5th 2010, 05:57 PMBacterius
Hello,

this is a cubic equation. To solve it algebraically, you need to apply some (fairly complex) methods. Here is one : Cardano's Method. - Apr 6th 2010, 12:36 AMICanFly
This equation has actually one real root approximately 3.875 and two complex roots.