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In doing some homework, I came across one question asking me to convert the polynomial m6+5m3-10=0 to quadratic form. One problem: the book doesn't explain how to do it. Could someone help me?

Feb 8, 2019

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$$\text{let }u=m^3\\ m^6 +5m^3 - 10 = 0 \Rightarrow \\ u^2 + 5u - 10 = 0$$

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Feb 8, 2019
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Thanks!