Can someone help me solve this quadratic eqn? 6x^4=1296x  TOPIC_SOLVED

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Can someone help me solve this quadratic eqn? 6x^4=1296x

Postby carlos.blanco003 on Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:18 pm

Can someone help me solve this quadratic equation?

6x^4=1296x

I need to understand the steps.
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Re: Can someone help me solve this quadratic eqn? 6x^4=1296x  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby little_dragon on Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:35 pm

carlos.blanco003 wrote:Can someone help me solve this quadratic equation?

6x^4=1296x

this isnt quadratic its degree-4
divide thru by 6
move RHS over to left
factor out x
do diff of cubes on whats left: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/specfact2.htm
if U get stuck plz rite back
thnx
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