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### how to solve this multivariate quadratic equation?

This has been posted on math.stackexchange but got just one partial(insightful though) comment. I'm posting it here in a hope of getting further ideas and comments:
The problem was:
Any hope to ...

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### How to handle a polynomial whose roots exhibit obvious symmetry

I've got a sequence of polynomials, and for each of them the roots obviously follow a definite pattern. Here are the roots of the 34th one
All others have their roots arranged in a similar trident-...

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### System of two variables quadratic equations

Let $\mathcal{P}_{2,Z}$ be the set of all 2 variables quadratic equations $P(x,y)$ with integral coefficients: $$P(x,y)=a_1x^2+a_2y^2+a_3xy+a_4x+a_5y+a_6\ \ \ \ \ \ (a_i\in \mathbb{Z})$$
Consider a ...

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### About the rank of a Pell equation-related matrix

I have a question about the solution of Pell-equation over a prime field.
I want prove that the matrix $M$ is of rank $\frac{p-1}{2}$, with $M=(m_{i,j})\in\left(\mathbb{Z}/(p^p-1)\mathbb{Z} \right)^{(...

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### An equation about generating functions and subfactorial

As I promised, I clone the problem from Math.SE to here, in order to find a solution.
Suppose $G_n(w)$ is a formal power series (really a probability generating function, see the following ...

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### satisfiable polynomial equations for given free coefficients

Let $F$ be a finite field, $n, k, m$ be natural numbers.
I give you $m$ vectors $c^{(1)},\ldots,c^{(m)}\in F^n$.
I ask for polynomials $p_1,\ldots,p_n$ on $k$ variables over $F$ such that the system ...

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### Does this system have a closed-form solution? $x_j = \left(\sum_{i=1}^n B_{ij} x_i\right)^\alpha $

I am interested in solving the following system of $n$ equations:
$$x_j = \left(\sum_{i=1}^n B_{ij} x_i\right)^\alpha $$
for all $j\in\{1,\dots,n\}$, where $n$ is a positive integer, $0<\alpha<...

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### Random variables related through nonlinear system of equations

I asked this question on http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/377140/random-variables-related-through-nonlinear-system-of-equations, however I received no answer for a while so I'm posting it here:
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### solving in x involving both exponential and logarithmic function

Is it possible to solve a function with both exponential and logarithm such as
$a x^2 - b.\log(x) = c $
in closed form; where $a,b,c$ are constants and $a>0$ and $b>0$?