Solution: Solve for the value of “a” in the equation a^8 – 17a^4 + 16 = 0

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Solve for the value of “a” in the equation a^8 – 17a^4 + 16 = 0.

Problem Statement: ECE Board April 1990

Solve for the value of “a” in the equation a^8 – 17a^4 + 16 = 0.

  • A. ± 2
  • B. ± 3
  • C. ± 4
  • D. ± 5

Problem Answer:

The value of “a” in the equation is ± 2.

Solution:

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