0=(5-x)(x+9.5)(1.2+x)

Hi, I have the above cubic equation to solve, but I am unsure of the steps involved to solve it. Can someone show me the steps required to solve cubic equations? I appreciate any help.

Thanks.

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- Feb 27th 2013, 04:06 AMTren301How to solve Cubic Equation
0=(5-x)(x+9.5)(1.2+x)

Hi, I have the above cubic equation to solve, but I am unsure of the steps involved to solve it. Can someone show me the steps required to solve cubic equations? I appreciate any help.

Thanks. - Feb 27th 2013, 04:28 AMa tutorRe: How to solve Cubic Equation
What if x=5 or two other easy to spot values? ;)

- Feb 27th 2013, 06:10 AMHallsofIvyRe: How to solve Cubic Equation
The basic idea you have used for quadratic equations: if ABC= 0 then A= 0 and/or B= 0 and/or C= 0. Set each of the factors equal to 0 and solve for x.