Step-by-step guidance for clear answers to common math problems, this guide has extensive coverage of all situations involving numbers. Technical terms are highlighted and cross-referenced, and the book includes a concise directory to all information.When a fractional exponent has a numerator other than 1, it connotes both a power and a root. In the expression 82/3, the 2 indicates a second power (or square) and the 3 indicates a third root (or cube root). These can be taken in either orderanbsp;...
|Title||:||Merriam-Webster's Guide to Everyday Math|
|Publisher||:||Merriam-Webster - 1998-01-01|