# Find Minimum

#### anemone

##### MHB POTW Director
Staff member
If $\alpha,\,\beta,\,\gamma$ are the roots of the equation $x^3+ax+1=0$, where $a$ is a positive real number and $\dfrac{\alpha}{\beta},\,\dfrac{\beta}{\gamma},\,\dfrac{\gamma}{\alpha}$ be the roots of the equation $x^3+bx^2+cx-1=0$, find the minimum value of $\dfrac{|b|+|c|}{a}$.

#### solakis

##### Active member
If $\alpha,\,\beta,\,\gamma$ are the roots of the equation $x^3+ax+1=0$, where $a$ is a positive real number and $\dfrac{\alpha}{\beta},\,\dfrac{\beta}{\gamma},\,\dfrac{\gamma}{\alpha}$ be the roots of the equation $x^3+bx^2+cx-1=0$, find the minimum value of $\dfrac{|b|+|c|}{a}$.
Is the answer $3/a$