# Cubic Dilemma

Algebra Level 4

There is a smallest positive real number $$a$$ such that there exists a positive number $$b$$ such that the roots of the polynomial $$x^3-ax^2+bx-a$$ are all real. In fact, for this value of $$a$$ the value of $$b$$ is unique. Find the value of $$b$$.

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