## Complex and Irrational Exponents for the Layman

This Insight is part of our “Young Authors” series, where talented young students showcase their knowledge. This is how both you and I learned it back in elementary school. $$5^3 = 5*5*5$$ Using this you can raise anything to any power- as long as that power is a whole number. What about fractions and negative…

I’m in 9th grade and very interested in science and mathematics. I’ve worked hard on self-teaching myself calculus, classical mechanics and a little bit of relativity and basic quantum mechanics, and I’m always looking to learn more.