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Hi friend,hru?i want 2 know a shortcut 4 how to find a cube root of a given no.?

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Hello,
Use the general power key [^] to an exponent 1/3
Cube root of 27 is entered as follows 27[^](1/3)= 3
Hope it helps.

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How can I find the square root of 39 on my ti-30xa? Also I would like to know how to find the cube of 9482... Help


Square root of 39: Press 3 9 [square-root] =
[square-root] is the key just to the left of the divide key.

Cube root of 9482: Press 9 4 8 2 2nd [cube-root] =
[cube-root] is the shifted function of the 0 key.

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Trying to find the surface area of a sphere given the volume: V = 4/3 X pi X r cube problem given vol. find the surface area v = 5000 5000(3/4 pi =r cube the book reads: 3 cube before and the square...


Almost exactly the way it's written in the book.

In the LineIO mode press
3 SHIFT [xth-root] 5 0 0 0 * 3 / ( 4 * SHIFT [pi] ) ) =

In the MathIO mode press
SHIFT [xth-root] 3 right-arrow 5 0 0 0 * 3 / ( 4 * SHIFT [pi]) =

xth-root is the shifted function of the key just below and right of the big round cursor pad.
* is the multiply key
/ is the divide key
pi is the shifted function of the x10^x key in the middle of the bottom row

BTW there's no "square root" in this problem. There's a "cube root" or "third root". Square root is the second root.

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How do you calculate the cubed root of a number or 5th root of a number?


For cube roots, use the cube-root function in the MATH menu. For example, to calculate the cube root of 8, press MATH 4 8 =

For other roots (including cube root), use the xth-root function in the MATH menu. For example, to calculate the fifth root of 32, press 5 MATH 4 3 2 =

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Hi is there a function for finding the cubed root/custom root on the Texas Instruments ba-ii Plus Calculator


You can calculate any root by raising to the reciprocal. For example, to calculate the cube root of 125, press 1 2 5 y^x 3 1/x =

To calculate the fourth root of 16, press 1 6 y^x 4 1/x =

The y^x key is just above the 9 key. The 1/x key is just above that.

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The TI-84 Plus Silver Edition - when dealing with roots and powers - how do you punch in the third root of or the fourth root of... also, how do you punch in ...the 3rd root of 8 cubed? or the 2nd root of...


Press the MATH key to bring up the Math menu. Option 3 gives you cubed, option 4 gives you cube root, option 5 gives you nth root.

For example, 3rd root of 8: MATH 4 8 ENTER gives 2.

4th root of 16: 4 MATH 5 16 ENTER gives 2.

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How do i do a number 'to the power of 1/2 or 2/3? cheers Brad


Power 1/2 is the same as square root: You can use the square root key to the left of the square key.
Similarly power 1/3 is the cube root. You use the [SHIFT][Square root] key sequence.
Power 2/3 is the square of the cube root, or the cube root of the square.

More generally, you can use the universal power key, marked with X with a raised white rectangle. It is between X square and log.

Ex: Calculate 15^(2/3)
15 [X with raised rectangle] 2 [/] 3 [)] [=]; the result is 6.082
The last parenthesis closes the left parenthesis introduced by the calculator.
Alternatively you can use the cube root and the x-root selections available under the MATH menu.(selections 4 and 5)
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How to find cube root.


Hello,
What we call roots: square, cube ,fourth roots, etc. can be shown in algebra to be equiavlent to powers with fractionary exponents where numerator is 1 and denomonator an integer.
square root of a = a to the power 1/2
cube root of a = a to the power 1/3
n-th root of a = a raised to the power 1/n, n integer different from 0.

How to use calculator to calculate cube root?
If you do not have a specific (shortcut) key for it you use the key to raise to an arbitrary power [^ ], sometimes shown as [x^y]. The exponent will be 1/3. Do not replace 1/3 by its decimal approximate.

Cube root of 27 is entered as 27 [^ ] (1/3)

Hope it helps.

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4. 6th root of 9 y raise to 2
5. cube root of 24 y raise to 5
6. 10th root of 32 x raise to 5
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Cube roots


You use the y^x (y to the x) key along with the 2nd function key. That does the opposite operation.

So, let's pick something we know the answer to as an example. How about the cube root of 8? We know 8 = 2 X 2 X 2, so the cube root of 8 will be 2.

Here's how:

8 2nd y^x 3 =

The display will show 2.

The three is the root you want. You can put in any number, with 2 being the square root, 3 the cube root, etc.

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