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How to Solve a Cubic Equation, Part 1: The Shape of the Discriminant
May/June 2006 (vol. 26 no. 3)
pp. 84-93
James F. Blinn, Microsoft
Jim Blinn begins a discussion on solving cubic equations.

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Index Terms:
cubic equations
Citation:
James F. Blinn, "How to Solve a Cubic Equation, Part 1: The Shape of the Discriminant," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 84-93, May-June 2006, doi:10.1109/MCG.2006.60
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