Hello, I'm having problems to solve this equation:

I really don't know how to do.

I don't know if it will be or and how do I get a b and c to make the use bhaskara formula.

The answer is {2, 3}

Thanks in advance

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- Mar 9th 2011, 07:52 AMlucas7Bhaskara equation help
Hello, I'm having problems to solve this equation:

I really don't know how to do.

I don't know if it will be or and how do I get a b and c to make the use bhaskara formula.

The answer is {2, 3}

Thanks in advance - Mar 9th 2011, 01:01 PMearboth
1. As far as I'm informed Bhaskara's formula is used to solve quadratic equations. After some transformations your equation will be a cube equation:

If you don't want to use numerical methods you have to use Cardano's formula.

2. If and only if the original equation is

Then you can use Bhaskara's formula. - Mar 10th 2011, 12:41 AMlucas7
Hey, thanks for the answer.

Well I got to the point. But I do not understand how to reduce it to x^2 so I can use the bhaskara forum and solve it myself. Could you or someone please explain it? Thanks so much in advances