Hi, my name's Mike.
I'm doing a report on finding zeroes/roots of polynomials. I'm very interested in what they call Cardano's method/theorem for fining cubic roots. Although his name comes up several times all over the web nobody ever cites the actual formula. I was wondering if you knew what it was and could send/tell me it? Also, is there a formula for quartic equations? Anything u could give me will be gratefully accepted,
Rather than try to write these expressions I will give you two references.
Heinrich Tietze, Famous Problems of Mathematics, Graylock Press, New York 1965.
(chapter 10 page 211)
I.N. Herstein, Topics in Algebra, Blaisdell Pub. Co, New York, 1964.
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