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What does it mean to take positive rational numbers to whole

  1. Jan 31, 2015 #1
    How do you do it
     
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  3. Jan 31, 2015 #2

    Mark44

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    I don't know what you're asking. Don't try to put the whole question into the title.
     
  4. Feb 1, 2015 #3
    I need to know how to take positive rational numbers to whole number powers
     
  5. Feb 1, 2015 #4

    SteamKing

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    Do you mean like what is, for example, (1/2)3?

    In general, (a/b)n = an / bn, where a,b are real numbers, b ≠ 0, and n is a positive integer.
     
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