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December 7th, 2011, 05:38 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2011 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Roots of Polynomial with noninteger degree
Hi, Ive a complex problem... where I have to find roots of the equation where are constants Ive tried taking log and using log sum rule but no result... Can someone help me with that... or at least guide me to some direction? Is it even possible to find roots of such equations? thanks 
December 7th, 2011, 06:08 AM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,767 Thanks: 5  Re: Roots of Polynomial with noninteger degree
How about moving one term to the other side of the "=", then squaring both sides?

December 7th, 2011, 07:16 AM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2011 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Re: Roots of Polynomial with noninteger degree
oh.. i feel so dumb... thanks

December 7th, 2011, 07:38 AM  #4  
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,767 Thanks: 5  Re: Roots of Polynomial with noninteger degree Quote:
Don't forget to check for extraneous roots  

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