The problem involves the evaluation of a cubic equation.

In one example complex numbers are used.The solution

emphasizes
the value of different solution

paths in problem solving.

SureMath

the math software for 21st century problem
solving

was used to solve this problem.

The following solution follows another

of the available solution paths.

Please comment. Comments are appreciated and

contribute very much to developing

the problem solutions.

The problem solution was developed by

Howard C. McAllister

using
SureMath.