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You can multiply a number by 1/3rd to get the cube root or

Under the MATH button, the fourth option down will give you cube root. Any n root beyond that will require the x^(1/n) method.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Press MATH 4 to access the cube root function.

For example, to calculate the cube root of 8, press MATH 4 8 ENTER

For example, to calculate the cube root of 8, press MATH 4 8 ENTER

Nov 05, 2013 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

If you mean the cube root of 8, press

MATH 4 8 ENTER

and you will get 2.

If you're trying to calculate something else or using a different key sequence, please reply to this post and give further details.

MATH 4 8 ENTER

and you will get 2.

If you're trying to calculate something else or using a different key sequence, please reply to this post and give further details.

May 18, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

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 =

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 =

Mar 02, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

push 3

then push 2nd

then push the carot symbol ^ some calculators have this as y^x

then enter your number

If that fails use the calculator program in your computer and change its view to scientific. This has cube roots

then push 2nd

then push the carot symbol ^ some calculators have this as y^x

then enter your number

If that fails use the calculator program in your computer and change its view to scientific. This has cube roots

Mar 25, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-30 XIIS Calculator

- Use the universal power key marked with [^].
- To avoid problems if the exponent is an expression, enclose it in parentheses.
- To enter any power type number^(exponent)
- If exponent is negative use the (-) change sign key next to the dot, below the 3 key.
- To calculate the roots (cubic, fourth, fifth, etc.) roots use the fact that a root of n-th order can be represented as ^(1/n)
- Ex: cube root of 27: 27^(1/3); square root of 64 : 64^(1/2) or 64^(0.5)

Feb 26, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

x-th root of a number equals the number to the power of (1/x) where x is a natural number.

square root = to the power of (1/2)

cubic root = to the power of (1/3)

square root = to the power of (1/2)

cubic root = to the power of (1/3)

May 26, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

To find the cubed root (or any root) of a number, use the root() function.

If you want the cubed root of 125, you would type:

root(125,3)

If you want the cubed root of 125, you would type:

root(125,3)

Mar 06, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-86 Calculator

If you want to take the nth root, enter the root first then press math 5 and then the number you are trying to take the root of. For example to take the 4th root of 1000, press 4, math, 5, 1000, enter.

Jan 29, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

You can enter any root by typing the number, then hitting MATH and 5, which brings up the root symbol with the x in front of it: x√. So the fifth-root would be 5 -> MATH -> 5 and then whatever number you want to get the fifth-root for: 5x√10 for example. As someone else had mentioned, you can also raise it to a rational power: 3^(1/3) which would be the same as the cubed root of 3, but you could also type: 3 -> MATH -> 5 -> 3 and get the same answer, but looking like this in your calculator: 3x√3. The option for 4 actually is a predefined cubed-root, and the one for option 5 there is the root symbol that can be used with any number before it to get any root you want. There are no parenthesis as you get when using the predefined square-root and cubed-root functions, though, so you may want to type them in yourself if entering a long string of operations in the calculator at one time to make sure the calculator doesn't include numbers under the root that you don't want it to. But I guess it depends on preference in terms of what method you choose between the rational exponents or the root symbol (and most would go with whichever seems easiest and quickest to enter), but you asked specifically how to get the cubed-root on the TI-83 Plus, so there's my best attempt at answering your question.

Aug 22, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

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.

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.

Mar 23, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

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