Brain Teaser  Area enclosed by a parabola and a line

09152015, 09:42 PM
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RE: Brain Teaser  Area enclosed by a parabola and a line
(09152015 05:08 PM)Gerson W. Barbosa Wrote: I am not familiar with the Prime, but I think it can handle that, can't it?Well, I've tried it first in Xcas, but I couldn't even solve the cubic equation x^3+u*x^2+u^2*x+1/(4*u^3)+u^3=0 for the left intersection point (and I've tried all kinds of solve functions). Then I've tried it also in the HPPrime emulator (in CAS mode), but with the same result: no solution. So I gave up  I know why I stay with my good old Derive CAS! Franz 

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