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Re: Simplify exponents in output

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  • Subject: [mg99175] Re: Simplify exponents in output
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 06:35:55 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <gt90lf$l29$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Hi,

PowerExpand[(64 x^9)^(1/3)]

?

Regards
   Jens

davef wrote:
> 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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