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(-8)^(1/3)

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg31265] (-8)^(1/3)
  • From: LuisMa <nospam at newsranger.com>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 04:28:03 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

When I enter

(-8)^(1/3)

Mathematica answer

1 + 1.73205i,

but I need

(-8)^(1/3) = -2

How can I get it?



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