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How do you get a cube, fourth, fifth root in latex?

  1. Feb 16, 2008 #1
    [SOLVED] latex question

    How do you get a cube, fourth, fifth root in latex? I mean how do you get a little 3 to appear in the upper left next to the square root sign?
     
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  3. Feb 16, 2008 #2

    robphy

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    [tex]\sqrt[3]{x}[/tex]
     
  4. Feb 16, 2008 #3
    BTW, what is the best online reference for latex?
     
  5. Feb 16, 2008 #4

    robphy

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    I don't know of the "best"... it really depends on what you are looking for.

    This looks pretty good:
    http://www.tug.org.in/tutorials.html
     
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