Can somebody suggest me the title of the topic on what to study with regards to polynomials? Like getting their roots and using them in another expressions? I really cannot answer questions like this one because I lack knowledge to this.. Everytime I try to get the roots of polynomials (cubic equations, quartic equations, quadratic equations, etc.), there's always an imaginary number, and it stops me from proceeding to the next step.. Can someone help me about this scenario?

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TopNewestThe question that you posted in response to Calvin suggests me that you need a thorough practice of polynomials and understanding their properties.

To solve such questions we don't actually find the roots of these equations as it is neither possible always nor feasible, as you may have realised while solving problems like this.

For such questions, we use the concept of ' Theory of Equations'.This you may learn from YouTube or from any mathematics tutor.

Hope this helps!

Post more problems in which you face problems, so that I may tell you the topic accordingly. – Ninad Akolekar · 1 year, 11 months ago

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– Mark Vincent Mamigo · 1 year, 10 months ago

Now I see.. I just lack keen observation.. :) thanks for the reminder Ninad Akolekar.. :)Log in to reply

Check out the practice section of Algebra - Polynomials. If you can work through those, then look at Algebra - Advanced Polynomials. – Calvin Lin Staff · 1 year, 11 months ago

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– Mark Vincent Mamigo · 1 year, 11 months ago

It answered some of my questions but not all.. Sir, will you help me understand as to how to get the roots.. For example Sir, if we let p, q and r as the roots of the equation x^3+2x^2+3x+4=0, what is the value of (p+q)(p+r)(q+r)?? I really can't understand on how to answer these type of questions sir..Log in to reply

– Krishna Ar · 1 year, 10 months ago

Expand this. Then use Vieta's.Log in to reply

– Mark Vincent Mamigo · 1 year, 10 months ago

I got a lot of ideas after studying Vieta's formulae.. Thanks a lot Krishna Ar! :)Log in to reply

– Krishna Ar · 1 year, 10 months ago

You're welcome :DLog in to reply

– Mark Vincent Mamigo · 1 year, 10 months ago

Can you give me more ideas about this topic?? I mean title on what to search?? Haha! I was just about being enlightened.. :DLog in to reply

– Krishna Ar · 1 year, 10 months ago

Which topic? (Sorry, i don't remember what we were discussing about)Log in to reply

– Mark Vincent Mamigo · 1 year, 10 months ago

Ahmm.. Miss, can you help me about this one?? I was having a hard time on solving this.. How do we simplify (or equate) two equations with angled values?? Like sinx +1=y and cosx -5=2?Log in to reply

– Mark Vincent Mamigo · 1 year, 10 months ago

I was about being curious, hehe.. Can you give me some more formulae in resolving polynomials?? And add some more ideas about functions.. I'm not that good in that topic yet.. :)Log in to reply

FOCUS AND WORK HARD...JUST GET TEXT BOOKS,RESEARCH ON THE INTERNET,SOLVE MORE QUESTIONS AND IF POSSIBLE GET A TEACHER OR A BETTER STUDENT THAT KNOWS IT BETTER...PLEASE DON'T GIVE UP....JUST KEEP TRYING AND PUT MORE EFFORT. – Ayanlaja Adebola · 1 year, 11 months ago

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– Mark Vincent Mamigo · 1 year, 11 months ago

Thanks for uplifting me Ayanlaja.. I'm still pursuing to learn more in mathematics because it is my passion.. but however, due to some irregularities, I cannot find someone who can aid me in learning these type of questions.. Take my example, and if you know how to solve it, will you please help me understand?? It will be such a great opportunity to learn this things here..Log in to reply