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A puzzling equation 2018-12-04
From Manny:
Hello,

Can you explain why this is wrong:
-1 = (-1)^3 = (-1)^{6/2} = ((-1)^6)^{1/2} = (1)^{1/2} = 1 ??

Thank you

Answered by Penny Nom.
The cube of a number 2008-01-12
From Sadie:
can you help me to find out how to cube a number example (6 cubed / by4) =54 what is cube or how do you cube something
Answered by Penny Nom.
Exponents 2001-01-14
From A student:
I am wondering if a number raised to the second power is "squared" and a number raised to the third power is "cubed" is there a name for any number raised to any other power.
Answered by Harley Weston.
 
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