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Rooting for Three Roots (Posted on 2012-12-23) Difficulty: 3 of 5
The cubic equation x3 + ax+ a = 0 has three roots x1, x2 and x3 with x1 ≤ x2 ≤ x3, where a is real and non zero, such that:

x12/ x2 + x22/ x3 + x32/ x1 = 8

Determine x1, x2 and x3

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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Some Thoughtsre: agree, but . . .broll2012-12-24 04:23:35
agree, but . . .xdog2012-12-23 22:24:49
Hints/Tipssolving for a (spoiler)Steve Herman2012-12-23 15:52:11
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