Whats the best way to show this?

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In summary, both the expressions \sqrt[1.16]{x} and x^{\frac{1}{1.16}} are equivalent when taking the 1.16 root of x. However, the latter is easier to work with and more commonly used. It can also be easily included in equations and polynomials.
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I need to take the 1.16 root of x, do I show it as;

a) [itex]\sqrt[1.16]{x}[/itex]

OR

b) [itex]x^{\frac{1}{1.16}}[/itex]Thanks
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  • #2
they're both exactly the same, but I would say b) is easier to work with and gets your point across more clearly.
 
  • #3
I like (a), but that's only because I almost never see it, and I didn't know how to do it in latex until just now.
 
  • #4
To use a calculator for a certain value of x, 1. leads to 2., so use 2. without worrying about root symbols.
 
  • #5
yeah, I vote for b), too. More general and lends itself for easy inclusion into equations, polynomials, etc.
 

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