From: Richard, a student

I want to calculate 0.00353 to the power 1.3 How do I do it? I understand whole number powers.


Hi Richard.

You've probably tried questions like this following one: What is ?

Answer: , because you multiply the exponents.You've probably also tried questions that switch between exponent form and radical form:

How can you re-write ? Answer:

Now put both these ideas together:

Hope this helps,
Stephen La Rocque.