If \(a\) = \(x^{33}\) and
\(a^2\) - 240\(a\) + 9 = 0,

find the sum of the roots of the equation.

If \(a\) = \(x^{33}\) and
\(a^2\) - 240\(a\) + 9 = 0,

find the sum of the roots of the equation.

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TopNewest0, put x^33 in the second equation and then use vieta's formula – Siddharth Kumar · 4 years, 2 months ago

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– Jayakumar Krishnan · 3 years, 1 month ago

Yes, but how 0 Will be obtained?Log in to reply

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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– Siddharth Kumar · 4 years, 2 months ago

No, because here the question asks about the sum of values of x, not the sum of values of a.Log in to reply

– Akshat Jain · 4 years, 1 month ago

Okay.Log in to reply