Accession Number : AD0605012

Title :   ON EXPLICIT SOLUTIONS OF SOME TRINOMIAL EQUATIONS IN TERMS OF THE MAXIMUM OPERATION,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Report Date : 14 MAR 1956

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : In this paper it is shown that the nonnegative solutions of trinomial equations of the form phi (x) + ax = b may be expressed in terms of the maximum or minimum of explicit functions, provided that phi (x) is strictly convex or strictly concave. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, EQUATIONS), (*EQUATIONS, POLYNOMIALS), (*NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING, EQUATIONS), FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS), CONVEX SETS, CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS, MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING, ITERATIONS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE