Unformatted text preview: w , x , y , and z using matrix algebra (not using symbolic variables). 6 w − 5 x + 2 y − z = − 2 w + 2 x − 3 y + 2 z = 4 − 2 w + 3 x − y + 5 z = 21 10 w − 3 x − 2 y − 3 z = − 14 3) Solve the system of equations from question 2 above using the solve command and symbolic variables. 4) The roots of a polynomial p ( x ) are the values of x which satisfy p ( x ) = 0. Using symbolic variables, find the roots of the following polynomial: x 6 − 3 x 5 − 41 x 4 + 87 x 3 + 400 x 2 − 444 x − 720 Email Nate or Steve with questions. Office hours: Mon 10–11am & Thur 3–5pm in Pangborn 208....
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 Fall '10
 PhillipRegali
 Quadratic equation, Elementary algebra, symbolic variables

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