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Topic: solve (x+2)(x+3)(x+4)(x+5)=10
Replies: 8   Last Post: Mar 28, 2008 8:00 AM

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 magidin@math.berkeley.edu Posts: 11,749 Registered: 12/4/04
Re: solve (x+2)(x+3)(x+4)(x+5)=10
Posted: Mar 27, 2008 2:15 PM

In article <5711268.1206640564495.JavaMail.jakarta@nitrogen.mathforum.org>,
tony77 <bobber_blond@hotmail.com> wrote:
>Can anyone solve this question? I am really at a dead end!
>
>(x+2)(x+3)(x+4)(x+5)=10

This is a 4th degree equation on x. There's formulas for solving such.

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Date Subject Author
3/27/08 tony77
3/27/08 magidin@math.berkeley.edu
3/27/08 tony77
3/28/08 G.E. Ivey
3/27/08 [Mr.] Lynn Kurtz
3/27/08 bodinsoul
3/27/08 tony77
3/28/08 bodinsoul
3/28/08 tony77