# Math Help - Solving for x

1. ## Solving for x

Hello..

How to solve this equation for "x". Is it possible ? THX. Wolfram doesn't give answer.

$x^n+x=1$

Thx for help

2. Originally Posted by BakyX
Hello..

How to solve this equation for "x". Is it possible ? THX. Wolfram doesn't give answer.

$x^n+x=1$

Thx for help
It depends on "n".

But you can generally say:
if n is uneven: there is only 0ne Root since f '(x) always stays positive.