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Re: question related to (-1)^(1/3)

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  • From: Alan G Isaac <alan.isaac at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2013 07:07:00 -0400 (EDT)
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 >> Q1: Is there a nice way in Mathematica 9 to restrict the domain to the reals?


On 8/15/2013 5:09 PM, Itai Seggev wrote:
> I think you're dancing around a branchcut.  When I replace the the 3.0 and 2.0
> with 3 and 2, I get the answer you expect.


Yes, that works in this case.  But it does not offer
a general approach for domain restriction.

But thanks for the observation.  What led you to try this?

Alan Isaac





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