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Finding sum of roots

If \(a\) = \(x^{33}\) and \(a^2\) - 240\(a\) + 9 = 0,
find the sum of the roots of the equation.

Note by Anshul Agarwal
4 years, 2 months ago

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0, put x^33 in the second equation and then use vieta's formula Siddharth Kumar · 4 years, 2 months ago

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@Siddharth Kumar Yes, but how 0 Will be obtained? Jayakumar Krishnan · 3 years, 1 month ago

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0 Hint: use n\(^{th}\) roots of unity Ankit Sultana · 4 years, 2 months ago

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0 Manoj Pandey · 4 years, 2 months ago

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0 Superman Son · 4 years, 2 months ago

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Is the answer 240? Akshat Jain · 4 years, 2 months ago

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@Akshat Jain No, because here the question asks about the sum of values of x, not the sum of values of a. Siddharth Kumar · 4 years, 2 months ago

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@Siddharth Kumar Okay. Akshat Jain · 4 years, 1 month ago

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