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

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0, put x^33 in the second equation and then use vieta's formula

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Yes, but how 0 Will be obtained?

0 Hint: use n\(^{th}\) roots of unity

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Is the answer 240?

No, because here the question asks about the sum of values of x, not the sum of values of a.

Okay.

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Yes, but how 0 Will be obtained?

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0 Hint: use n\(^{th}\) roots of unity

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Is the answer 240?

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No, because here the question asks about the sum of values of x, not the sum of values of a.

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Okay.

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