Ok so the equation is this: 3x^4-4x^3+8=0

When i solve for it, the calculator says this: False

Am i doing something wrong?

Can you tell me what i could do to get a number answer?(what should i press)

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- Aug 26th 2008, 12:28 PMtupac[SOLVED] TI-89 Titanium: SOLVE AN EQUATION
Ok so the equation is this: 3x^4-4x^3+8=0

When i solve for it, the calculator says this: False

Am i doing something wrong?

Can you tell me what i could do to get a number answer?(what should i press) - Aug 26th 2008, 12:35 PMMoo
cZeros(3x^4-4x^3+8,x) (complex solutions because there is no real solution) instead of Zeros(3x^4-4x^3+8,x) (menu F2)

Also, my TI89 just gives {} when I press Zeros. If it yields false, check that you have no stored variable named x, or maybe because I have a titanium and I don't. - Aug 26th 2008, 12:42 PMtupac
Thanks

- Aug 26th 2008, 12:43 PMChris L T521
- Oct 14th 2008, 05:54 AMshailen.sobhee
Enable Pretty Print (on TI89 Titanium) to make the ugly complex numbers more readable.