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    solve linear equation

    Hello ,

    I'm pretty new in C++ programming, and i just have received new mission:

    Write a program to solve the linear equation ax + b = 0

    The problem is that i can't understand what exactly i have to do?
    Maybe with example i will...

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    Do you know how to solve it if you were given this question in a maths exam?
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    no

    Quote Originally Posted by laserlight View Post
    Do you know how to solve it if you were given this question in a maths exam?
    no i don't

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    I believe -b/a will be your solution. So try writing that in C++.

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    Quote Originally Posted by valaris View Post
    I believe -b/a will be your solution. So try writing that in C++.
    Ah, well that depends on what variables you're solving for
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