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finding the minimum of an equation

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Thank you for all the inputs.

So after differentiating I got this:
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This is what I should solve to 0

I looked into this Newton-Raphson method, its really interesting and could provide a really good approximation of root this function in a couple of steps but I should differentiate this again, and it makes it way too complicated.
only the first part looked like this:
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wouldnít be more efficient just increasing/decreasing the value of x in a cycle In the original equation until the value of y wonít get any smaller?
Whole numbers are fine for me, I donít need any decimals.

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