Posted by **Karin** on Monday, May 10, 2010 at 10:57pm.

16x^4+8x^3+17x^2+8x+1

I have tried it but i keep getting the wrong roots can someone solve this?

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**Do**, Monday, May 10, 2010 at 10:59pm
is that all equal to zero.

Like so,

16x^4+8x^3+17x^2+8x+1=0

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**Karin**, Monday, May 10, 2010 at 11:03pm
it dosent say on the worksheet, it says

g(x)=16x^4+8x^3+17x^2+8x+1

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**Do**, Monday, May 10, 2010 at 11:06pm
That is the same thing.

What are you trying to do? Simplify the equation.

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**Karin**, Monday, May 10, 2010 at 11:07pm
oh well we have to figure out the roots but this one im lost on how to finish it

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**Do**, Monday, May 10, 2010 at 11:15pm
(4 x+1)^2 (x^2+1) is the simplified version

and x=-1/4

and x=+i and x=-i

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