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1. Roots of Polynominals

How would I find p and q? It seems impossible to form any equation without p and q
Last edited by pleasedtobeatyou; 15-06-2012 at 22:00.
2. Re: Roots of Polynominals

How would I find p and q? It seems impossible to form any equation without p and q
I presume p,q are real.

It's just a case of following your nose.

One root's given.

Sum of roots gives you the second root in terms of p.

Sub into the product of roots and equate real/imaginary part.

Edit: Or as BabyMaths suggested below; probably easier.
Last edited by ghostwalker; 15-06-2012 at 22:05. Reason: Grammar
3. Re: Roots of Polynominals
Sub in 1+2i. Consider real and imaginary parts.
4. Re: Roots of Polynominals
Ahh indeed

Thanks for the quick response guys