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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- Jan 5th 2013, 11:05 PMwolfva^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. - Jan 5th 2013, 11:13 PMMarkFLRe: a^2+ab+c=0
Hint: Use the quadratic formula.

- Jan 5th 2013, 11:55 PMDevenoRe: a^2+ab+c=0
hint:

- Jan 6th 2013, 12:44 AMMarkFLRe: a^2+ab+c=0

- Jan 6th 2013, 05:29 AMwolfvRe: a^2+ab+c=0
Thanks MarkFL2 and Deveno. The Quadratic equation is quite useful and has a whole page on wikipedia.