I think this is solvable, but I am stuck.

Given a^2+ab+c=0

solve for a.

Thanks for your help.

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- January 6th 2013, 12:05 AMwolfva^2+ab+c=0
I think this is solvable, but I am stuck.

Given a^2+ab+c=0

solve for a.

Thanks for your help. - January 6th 2013, 12:13 AMMarkFLRe: a^2+ab+c=0
Hint: Use the quadratic formula.

- January 6th 2013, 12:55 AMDevenoRe: a^2+ab+c=0
hint:

- January 6th 2013, 01:44 AMMarkFLRe: a^2+ab+c=0

- January 6th 2013, 06:29 AMwolfvRe: a^2+ab+c=0
Thanks MarkFL2 and Deveno. The Quadratic equation is quite useful and has a whole page on wikipedia.