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Re: a simplification problem

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  • Subject: [mg55207] Re: a simplification problem
  • From: Torsten Coym <torsten.coym at>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 03:28:26 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <d192m6$net$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Well, you cannot simplify (-1)^(1/3) to -1, because it equals 

This can be easily verified by



Hui Fang wrote:
> Dear All,
> My questions is simple:
> How do I simplify (-1)^(1/3) to -1?
> Thanks!

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