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    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
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    Quote Originally Posted by BakyX View Post
    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.
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