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# Solve x^2/3 - 17x^1/3 + 16= 0 watch

1. How would I go about solving this?
2. This is simply a quadratic. This is u^2 - 17u + 16 =0 --> (u-1)(u-16) = 0. U = 1 or 16.

And here we let u = x^1/3 so x=...?
3. (Original post by thekidwhogames)
This is simply a quadratic. This is u^2 - 17u + 16 =0 --> (u-1)(u-16) = 0. U = 1 or 16.

And here we let u = x^1/3 so x=...?
Ah I see, so x is either 1 or 4096. Cheers man.
4. (Original post by BMart)
Ah I see, so x is either 1 or 4096. Cheers man.
No problem.

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