A cubic function has an x^{5} term, its general form is:
a x^{5} + b x^{4} + c x^{3} + d x^{2} + e x + f = 0
Methods of solution
There is no genral solution by formula, this can be proved by using symmetry.
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A cubic function has an x^{5} term, its general form is:
a x^{5} + b x^{4} + c x^{3} + d x^{2} + e x + f = 0
There is no genral solution by formula, this can be proved by using symmetry.
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