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Solving the Quintic with Mathematica

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Author:Wolfram, Inc.
Description: Solving the Quintic - The impossibility of solving general quintics in radicals, Tschirnhaus's transformation, Klein's approach to the quintic, Solutions based on series, Solutions based on differential equations, Equations of higher degree. Steps to the Quintic - Quadratic equation, Cubic equation, Quartic equation, Quintic equation, The program, An example. A Short History; Hypergeometric Functions; Theta Functions; Riemann Surface. The quintic poster is available for purchase.

Levels: High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Mathematica
Math Topics: Equations, Analysis, Differential Equations, Differential Geometry, Higher-Dimensional Geometry, History and Biography

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