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Explain why the equation $\frac{x^4 +1}{x^4} =\frac{1}{2}$ has no real roots.
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when simplified to a disguised quadratic, coefficient of x^2 will be still positive, and b =0

Using discriminant b^ - 4ac= 0- positive= negative answer, therefore non-real roots
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The equation equals a negative answer. Therefore, it has no real roots.

(A negative number is not defined over the real line)
by Wooden (678 points)

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