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Simplify exponents in output

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  • Subject: [mg99155] Simplify exponents in output
  • From: davef <davidfrick2003 at yahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 03:47:05 -0400 (EDT)

When I attempt to solve the following  in Mathematica:

(64 x^9)^(1/3)

I get this:

4 (x^9)^1/3

Why don't I get:

4x^3

IOW, why doesn't Mathematica simplify the variable under the radical in the output?

I am using Mathematica 7.

Thanks.


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