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Topic: radicals: zero-equivalence [was: Error in Maple V Release 4]
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Bill Dubuque

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Re: radicals: zero-equivalence [was: Error in Maple V Release 4]
Posted: Dec 9, 1996 10:32 PM
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checker@netcom.com (Chris Hecker) writes:
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> Bill Dubuque <wgd@martigny.ai.mit.edu> writes:

> >> : Consider f := x^3 - 12*x^2 + 20*x + 59
> >> : Using solve(f,x), Maple returns 3 imaginary solutions. This is incorrect
> >> : since all odd degree polynomials must have at least one real solution.
> >> Mathematica also returns the imaginaries without simplification, likewise


I did not write any of the above.

Please be more careful with your attributions.

-Bill





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