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RE: (-8)^(1/3)

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  • Subject: [mg31298] RE: [mg31265] (-8)^(1/3)
  • From: "John C. Erb, Ph.D." <John_C_Erb at>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 01:08:07 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Does the package


do what you need?

J. Erb

-----Original Message-----
From: LuisMa [mailto:nospam at]
To: mathgroup at
Subject: [mg31298] [mg31265] (-8)^(1/3)

When I enter


Mathematica answer

1 + 1.73205i,

but I need

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

How can I get it?

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