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Re: notation help: f(x) = (sin x)^(1/3)

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  • Subject: [mg29966] Re: notation help: f(x) = (sin x)^(1/3)
  • From: Ignacio Rodriguez <ignacio at>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 03:28:29 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: UCM
  • References: <9j65f7$2fv$>
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Square brackets are just for function arguments. Try
Plot[(Sin[x])^(1/3),{x,-10,10}] (or just Plot[Sin[x]^(1/3),{x,-10,10}]).

Tim 9-23 wrote:

> How do I plot this.  I must not be entering it correctly.  It's the
> plot of the cube root of the Sine function.
> Plot[[Sin[x]]^(1/3), {x, -10, 10}] isn't working.  Thanks.
> My email address is anti-spammed.  Remove the 2 B's after hitting email reply
> if you want to email me.
> Tim 9-23


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