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The Stupid Computer Problem : can every polynomial be written with only one $x$?

When I was a child, I wanted to be a mathematician so I asked my parents to buy me a computer to make super complex calculations. Of course, they were not crazy enough to buy an expensive super ...
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Sliding scale creation

This is possibly quite simple for a math-head, but I'm not one. :/ I'm trying to get to a formula that calculates a revenue share percentage based on turnover. My key values are as follows: ...
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Find the locus of points M the difference of the squares of whose distances from two given points A and B is equal to a given value c.

Find the locus of points M the difference of the squares of whose distances from two given points A and B is equal to a given value c. For what values of c does the problem have a solution? I am ...
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How can I construct a solution for this system of many inequalities?

Let there be types $\omega\in\{0,1\}^n$ drawn according to some probability distribution. Suppose that these types are relayed through some imperfect message service. Specifically, any type $\omega$'s ...
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Derivation of Cubic Formula

How do we derive the so called cubic formula without using Cardano's method or substitution? I would like to see a step by step proof of where wolfram alpha derives this answer. And also explain where ...