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Re: Simplify exponents in output



Hi,

because 4x^3 is not the only root. There are also:

4x^3 Exp[2Pi I/3]  and

4x^3 Exp[4Pi I/3]

Daniel





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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