[Maxima] Finding roots of sextic in radicals
toy.raymond at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 06:47:11 CST 2008
andre maute wrote:
> On Friday 25 January 2008, you wrote:
>> Have you tried solve? This polynomial is the functional composition of
>> lower-degree polys so should easily be handled by solve. No need for
>> numerical solutions and identify. Take a look at the doc for
>> polydecomp if you're interested.
> solve gives long lists of roots involving %i
> it's known that the roots of the legendre polynomials are real,
> so what i want to see is no %i.
This seems to work for me:
The answer appears to be free of %i, although really quite messy.
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