Very simple question... What is x^i? How can you rewrite it?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

All I could figure out is that (x^i)^i = 1/x, but that doesn't help much

Wolfram Alpha gave me this graph (real part in blue, imaginary in orange)

http://www4c.wolframalpha.com/Calculate/MSP/MSP17119i95eid65h0gce900001e7b96h101dd87d6?MSPStoreType=image/gif&s=62&w=320&h=119&cdf=RangeControl [Broken]

Which is a very strange graph.

Whathappens?

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# What is x^i?

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